"" Piazza dei Signori - Piazza Dante Tip by Pierangelo


<DIV ID='layer1' style='position:static;background-color:#eeeeee'><FONT COLOR='#003366'>The heart of the free commune area of Verona is Piazza Erbe, on the southern side of which stands the Domus Mercatorum (XII Century), and, on the other side, the solid Communal Tower standing alongside the later, more elegant Lamberti Tower; the Piazza Dante, surrounded by the Palace of Justice and the <B>Communal Palace</B>; the Old Market Square, a wonderful example of building style in the free commune era. These are joined and interspersed by streets and alleys to the river or the Cathedral, narrow and outside the Roman stree plan, fortified with full-scale stronghold houses, a complex dings standing between Corso S. Anastasia and Via Emilei. It is the fortess palace of tyrant Ezzelino da Romano.

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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