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Castello Balbi (Piovera)
The main allure of the present day Piovera Castle (Castello di Piovera) is the melding of the ancient with the modern. The defensive outpost characteristics, from the time of Charlemagne and medieval times, have physically mutated over the centuries...
Castello di Montecastello
The village of Montecastello is dominated, from the top of the hill, by Castello di Montecastello, built in the XIII century on the ruins of fortified structures of ancient origin, completely renovated in the XVIII century ...
Castello di Redabue (Masio)
The Castello di Redabue, a few kilometers from Masio, has a long and troubled history. Built at a strategic spot - on a route used for troop movement - it was, for a long time, the arena of the conflicts that characterized the Monferrato wars of succession.
Cattedrale di San Pietro (Alessandria)
The primitive Duomo di Alessandria, dedicated to Saint Peter, was built in 1170 at the present-day Piazza della Liberta. Later demolished and rebuilt between 1291 and 1297 by the architect Ruffino Bottino, the building underwent modifications and enlargement
Chiesa di Santa Croce (Bosco Marengo)
The Chiesa di Santa Croce in Bosco Marengo, in the province of Alessandria, is one of the most significant examples of late 16th century Italian architecture. Giorgio Vasari, italian painter, sculptor, architect and writer of treatises, contributed to this project, which...
Giardino del Castello di Bergamasco
The current nineteenth-century garden is located on another prop wall, with two turrets on either sides: the area is divided into dirt road paths marked by brickwork, whereas the central path is characterised by a pergola with wisteria and roses...
La Cittadella (Alessandria)
Among the most important examples of military architecture from the Italian 18th century, it is one of the most significant in Europe. After it was ceded to the Savoy in 1713, Alessandria was fortified to the point of becoming one of the most relevant strategic spots in Piemonte.
Palatium Vetius (Alessandria)
The heart of political, administrative, and judicial life in the medieval city, the Palatium was built around 1170 at the same time that Alessandria was founded. The building, which included the Pavaglione – that is, the Armeria (Armory) – and some administrative offices...
Palazzo Cuttica (Alessandria)
The Palazzo, built in the 18th century as the Marquis Cuttica di Cassine desired, became, in a short time, the heart of sophisticated life in Alessandria. The residence of Napoleon’s generals Chasseloup and Despinois, it was then acquired by the Comune...
Palazzo Ghilini (Alessandria)
The Palazzo, built in the 18th century on the request of the Marquis Tommaso Maria Ghilini, is a major example of Piemonte Baroque architecture. Designed by Benedetto Alfieri, with Giovanbattista Gianotti taking over later, the structure has two atriums...
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