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Palazzo Alfieri (Asti)
The palazzo is an interesting example of a patrician home. Built at the end of the 17th century, it was modified around the mid 18th century by Benedetto Alfieri, following the Rococo taste of its owners, with frescos and ornamentation embellishing the interior.
Casa Pelletta (Asti)
The Pelletta, rich bankers active during the 13th and 14th centuries in Valle d’Aosta, in Savoy, and in Germany, were the owners of many palaces in the city of Asti. Casa Pelletta, which in the 15th century belonged to Girolamo Pelletta, was built in the Gothic style.
Castello di Castell'Alfero
The manor of the Castell´Alfero Castle (Castello di Castell´Alfero) was built during the Middle Ages at a time - towards the end of the 13th century - when the city of Asti was reorganizing its own territory and defining its borders.
Castello di Costigliole d'Asti
Surrounded by a large park, the Costigliole Castle (Castello di Costigliole d’Asti) dominates the town. It was built during the 14th and 15th centuries and only later was it restructured to its present Gothic-like form.
Castello di Soglio
The origins of the Soglio Castle (Castello di Soglio) could date back to the XII century. Once surrounded by a fortified wall, after having belonged to a local ruling family in 1200, it went to the Pelletta family in 1285.
Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta (Asti)
Looking out over a beautiful square bordered by the ancient palaces of Asti’s nobility, is the Cattedrale di Santa Maria, the biggest church in Piemonte and the most important example of Gothic architecture in northern Italy. Along with the Chiesa Battesimale di San Giovanni...
Certosa di Valmanera (Asti)
The Certosa di Valmanera, which according to several historians was founded during the first half of the 8th century by Liutprando, king of the Lombards, is an ancient monastery that housed the Benedictine monks up until the Napoleonic invasions.
Chiesa di San Secondo (Asti)
The Chiesa or Collegiata di San Secondo, the oldest in the city of Asti, was built just outside of the Roman town walls where the Longobardian “curtis” was located, in the square where the main shops are and where the market is held. The history of this Gothic...
Chiesa di San Vittore
Only half of the apse and the bell tower remain of the beautiful Romanesque church that dates back to the XII-XIII century and underwent recent restoration. However, the beauty of the building is evident, in squared stone and exposed bricks.
Complesso San Pietro in Consavia (Asti)
On the wave of popular enthusiasm for the first Crusade and the worship of Santo Sepolcro of Jerusalem, in the year 1000, the bishop Landolfo began the construction of a circular building, the copy of a holy site, in order to meet the spiritual needs of the pilgrims...
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