Borgo del Piazzo

Landmarks - Medieval borough

Description

The heart of town is the district Piazzo, an old medieval village that corresponds to the upper part of the city, reached by a funicular. Center of Piazzo is Piazza Cisterna, once the town hall and the market, with the Palace of the Dal Pozzo, the medieval arcades and home Teccio, one of the most striking houses in the city. Here it is also the Romanesque church of St. James. Near the church is the Palazzo Gromo Ternengo, a native of the sixteenth century and restored in 800.