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Villa Ponti, which stands opposite to the convent Monastero della Visitazione, is the most elegant houses in the town. Nowadays it held the most prestigious art exibitions.
The Villa was built in the 18th century according to Bartolomeo Pertossi's wishes. As the plaque on the building states, Gian Giacomo Ponti (1878-1939) an electronics teacher who founded the telephone company Stipel in 1925 lived here.

Address: Via San Carlo

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  • Updated Nov 24, 2005
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