0 Likes

Torre del Candeliere - Massa Marittima -
Tuscany

http://www.massamarittima.info/arte/indexuk.htm Siennese Fortress and Chandelier Tower The Siennese Fortress and the Chandelier Tower, linked together by an arch called the Siennese Arch, are a splendid example of medieval architecture. Built according to a drawing by Master Angiolo di Ventura, they are situated near to the Monteregio’s Castle that was later restructured and today is the seat of the Museum of Agricultural Civilization. The Siennese government used this fortress to divide the people of Massa so that they could not stand up against the invader. The Chandelier Tower was built in 1228 by the Free State of Massa. It is now 74 metres high, having had its original height reduced by 1/3 when Sienna conquered Massa, as a sign of Massa’s submission to Sienna. It was at this time that Sienna built the majestic flying arch, 21.35 metres in length, that connects the fortress’ ramparts to the Chandelier Tower. It is interesting to note that to build it, the whole structure was first built and then the hill underneath it excavated.

Copyright: Renzo falconi
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
上传: 10/04/2012
更新: 10/07/2014
观看次数:

...


Tags: torre del candeliere; torre dell'orologio; massa marittima; cassero senese; tower
comments powered by Disqus

Giovanni Russo
On the Candlestick Tower
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Torre del Candeliere, Massa Marittima, Italien
Markus Kaeppeli
Italy Toscana Massa Marittima Torre Candeliere
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Torre del Candeliere, Massa Marittima, Italy
Giovanni Russo
A Look On Massa Marittima
Giovanni Russo
On The Cassero Senese Fortification
Renzo Falconi
Torre dell'Orologio - the Wall - Massa Marittima -
Renzo Falconi
San Pietro all'Orto Church
Renzo Falconi
Sant'Agostino Church - Massa Marittima -
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Piazza-Garibaldi
Simona Bartolomei
Cathedral of Massa Marittima
Markus Kaeppeli
Italy Toscana Massa Marittima Duomo Notte
Wolfgang Guelcker
Freiberg (Saxony) - Cathedral
dedmaxopka
SibNIA
Liquid Jungle Media
The Mayan Ruins in Caracol, Belize
Eric-Bardot-Chappaz
Cuzion-Chateau-Bonnu tour Sud-Indre-France
Unkle Kennykoala
Namadgi NP - Mt Tennent - trickling water 2
yunzen liu
云南 昆明 东川红土地 1——落霞沟的梯田
Jerome Gerardin
Le sommet du Rotenbach - Rotenbach summit - France
SEIMA
Top Observatory of Shanghai Oriental Pearl Tower
Tord Remme
Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Gustavo Galvão
Incredible sunset - Recife, Brazil
Kengo Shimizu
1000-Year-Old Japanese Wisteria
Frank van Tol
Field of Tulips
Renzo Falconi
Riva del Garda-Piazza 3 Novembre-
Renzo Falconi
Chianciano Terme-Immacolata church-
Renzo Falconi
Castelmuzio-panoramic square-
Renzo Falconi
Piombino - The small old port -
Renzo Falconi
Punta Ala - landscape on the bench -
Renzo Falconi
Genova Santo Stefano Church
Renzo Falconi
Roccalbegna-Albegna river
Renzo Falconi
Roccalbegna-Piazza Marconi "Palazzo comunale" e "Chiesa SS. Pietro e Paolo"
Renzo Falconi
Fontanellato Castle-courtyard
Renzo Falconi
Valeggio Sul Mincio-Castello Scaligero-
Renzo Falconi
La Civitella - Cortile -
Renzo Falconi
Scarlino-Castle and panorama
More About 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.