Basilica dell'Osservanza
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Basilica dell'Osservanza

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wikipedia: The Basilica dell'Osservanza is a church on the outskirts of Siena, Italy. It was built around 1490 probably designed by Francesco di Giorgio and was expanded between 1495 and 1496 by Magnifico Despota Pandolfo Petrucci.

Built in the Renaissance style, the original complex was damaged during the Siege of Siena in 1554 and after it was rebuilt in the Baroque period and restored between 1922 and 1932. During the Second World War it was almost totally destroyed by American bombing on January 23 1944, but in an ambitious post-war reconstruction project the original basilica was able to be rebuilt through photographs and evidence presented by the monks of the monastery.

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Imágenes cercanas en Tuscany

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A: Oratory of Saint Roch

por Wojciech Sadlej, a 1.4 km.

Oratory of Saint Rochtranslation from Italian into English, Wikipedia Oratory of Saint Roch

Oratory of Saint Roch

C: Piazza Salimbeni

por Wojciech Sadlej, a 1.6 km.

wikipedia: On the Piazza Salimbeni is the Palazzo Salimbeni, a notable building and also the medieval...

Piazza Salimbeni

D: Siena, Piazza Salimbeni, Oldest Bank in the World - Banca Monte Dei Paschi - and Statue of Sallustio Bandini

por Carsten T. Rees, a 1.6 km.

The Renaissance palazzo at the head of the piazza is Palazzo Salimbeni, home of the oldest bank that ...

Siena, Piazza Salimbeni, Oldest Bank in the World - Banca Monte Dei Paschi - and Statue of Sallustio Bandini

E: Siena - Piazza Salimbeni

por Carsten Arenz, a 1.6 km.

Walking through the old town of Siena you will probably pass by this little busy place. Surronded by ...

Siena - Piazza Salimbeni

F: Siena - Salimbeni Square

por Carsten Arenz, a 1.6 km.

Siena - Salimbeni Square

G: Italy Toscana Siena Piazza Salimbeni

por Markus Kaeppeli, a 1.6 km.

Italy Toscana Siena Piazza Salimbeni

H: Italy Toscana Siena Piazza Giacomo Matteotti

por Markus Kaeppeli, a 1.6 km.

Italy Toscana Siena Piazza Giacomo Matteotti

I: Plaza Salimbeni, Siena

por José A. Navarro, a 1.6 km.

La más refinada calle comercial de toda la ciudad de Siena es la Via Banchi di Sopra, junto a esta ca...

Plaza Salimbeni, Siena

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por Karl Heinz Eisele, a 1.8 km.

Este panorama fue tomado en Tuscany

Esta es una vista general de Tuscany

The Tuscany, one of the most beautiful Italian regions, is known throughout the world for its Landscapes and for the Works of Art that it houses (It is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance). Six localities have been designated World Heritage Sites: the Historical Center of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and Pienza, the Square of the Cathedral of Pisa with the Leaning Tower and the Val d'Orcia. It is in the central Italy and borders with Emilia Romagna (north), Marche and Umbria (east) and Lazio (South). The West coast is bathed from the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Sea; here we can find the islands of the Tuscan archipelago including the island of Elba. The regional capital is Florence and the other provinces are: Arezzo, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena.

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