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from roman town of brixia to the mille miglia race. discover brescia and its 
unesco heritage site

the archeological park,
a “festival of opera”,
the renaissance piazzas
and the Clock Tower.
are you ready to
discover brescia?

The Roman town of Brixia. The Renaissance piazzas. Great events. The historic “Mille Miglia” race… This is Brescia, a Lioness that looks to the future with firm roots in the past. Two ways to discover it starting from afar. Explore the Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site: a unique path through an area of over 4,000 square meters, in the middle of the cityscape. Venture into the underground of Palazzo Martinengo Cesaresco, where Brixia becomes a virtual experience, among 3D exhibits and augmented reality. A show within the show.

 

A tour of the piazzas. Visit the square dedicated to Pope Paul VI and discover that the city does not have one Duomo (cathedral), but two. The “New” one, with its white late Baroque façade, and the “Old” one, over a thousand years old: its Romanesque tambour is one of the few remaining intact in Italy. A little farther on, Piazza della Loggia, similar to a Venetian salon, bears the marks of the genius of two 16th century architects, Sansovino and Palladio. Not to be missed: the Clock Tower with its astronomical dial, a wonder of technology and art.

A theatre city. Hundreds of artists, more than 50 city venues, tens of thousan...

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CULT CITY MAP/ Brescia in ten things to do and see

CULT CITY Ambassador

“Where to go for an aperitif in Brescia? In Piazza Paolo VI. Or, if you’re not in a hurry, strolling with friends along the countless narrow streets in the city centre.”
Fabio Volo
ACTOR AND AUTHOR
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CULT CITY LIFE/ Brescia THREE UNMISSABLE EXPERIENCES

Brescia / A THEATRE CITY

From the Teatro Grande to the Vittoriale in Gardone Riviera, Brescia and its surroundings are packed with theatre options. What will you choose?

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Brescia / MONTE ISOLA

Take a trip to Monte Isola, on Lake Iseo. You’ll discover gorgeous hamlets, age-old traditions and natural surroundings. All just minutes from Brescia

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Brescia / MORE THAN JUST SHOPPING

Bars and Art Nouveau influences rub shoulders with fresco-laden homes from the 1500s. Discover Brescia, a city of art and shopping

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CULT CITY GALLERY/ THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PICTURES OF Brescia

Teatro Grande, Brescia
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Piazza Paolo VI, Brescia
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Piazza della Loggia, Brescia
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Santa Giulia - Museo della Città, Brescia
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Museo Mille Miglia, Brescia
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Brixia Romana, Brescia
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Castello di Brescia
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Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi, Brescia
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Museo Diocesano, Brescia
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