Cortona, Palazzo Comunale and Piazza della Repubblica
In ancient times, Cortona was founded by the Umbri. Later on it was occupied by the Etruscans, the Romans, Goths etc. It finally became part of the Kingdom of Italy. Cortona is a very fine town that kept its medieval character. It is located on a hillside and the streets in the old centre are narrow and steep.
Cortona - Piazza della Repubblica.Canon 100 DWalimex 8 mm FischaugeBlende 8 1/500 Sekundeiso 200
cortona. piazza della repubblica
The church San Francesco in Cortona was built in the middle oft he 13th century by Elia da Cortona - ...
The Fortezza Medicea atop the Italian hilltown of Cortona. It was a bright, sunny day when we began o...
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