Situated on the banks of the Pô, where the ancient Via Flaminia and Via Postumia roads meet, Piacenza has always been a point of passage for traders, warriors, pilgrims and artists. The city's golden age came in the 16th Century, when the Farnese family made it the capital of their duchy. Indeed, the legacy of the dynasty is still very visible throughout the city. The main example of this, and an absolute ...
The Piaza Comunale, also called the Gotico, was built in 1281 on the request of Alberto Scoto, the Guelph regent of the city.
The Piazza dei Cavalli is a historical square in Piacenza which takes its name from two equestrian monuments. In this photo is the statue of Alessandro Farnese, Duke of Parma and Piacenza and statesman
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