PIAZZA GARIBALDI

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Said by sassolesi Little Square or Astronomical Clock Square, It has developed between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. His main symbols are the Torre Civica, also known as the Great Bell, and the porch built by Pietro Bezzi. At his side we find a tombstone built in honor of Giuseppe Garibaldi and the passage of the Expedition of the Thousand.
Has always been home to the city market, It arose thanks to Alessandro Pio who built the Palazzo della Ragione and the Osteria della Posta: the fresco in this room of the Views in the Castle of Spezzano, It outlines its original beauty. Civic or the Clock Tower was created in 1676 on the orders of Francesco II d'Este, who used it as an oratory balcony.
The porches overlooking the square were built in the eighteenth century, to even out the appearance of public space. A niche in the Tower houses a work in terracotta depicting the Madonna of Thanksgiving, It works by Antonio Pulici in 1820. The square is also characterized by two small channels defined "The Raceway" symbol, along with "Campanone", the central Piazza Garibaldi, the heart of the old town. They were part of the water system of the city.

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