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Palazzo della Ragione
Veneto
12th to 13th Century Medieval building in the old city center of Padua, Italy, which housed its old Courthouse. The building is sided by two squares: "delle Erbe" (of the Herbs, Vegetals) and "delle Frute" (of the Fruits), the first one seen on this picture, with an ongoing street market. The "Salone", a large room underneath what is said to be the largest roof in Europe without intermediate structure, with afrescoes on all of its walls, was used as a place where merchants gathered to discuss, make business and also judge and be judged. It also houses a permanent market underneath it, on the ground floor.
Copyright: Lucas corato
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Uploaded: 20/04/2009
Updated: 08/04/2012
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Tags: mercato; piazza; palazzo; medioevo; salone; market; square; street; mercado; medieval; palace; arc; stone
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