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From the Renaissance to the Cattedrale Vegetale. 
Discover Lodi and its mix of art and nature 

The local flavors,
the Art Noveau,
the foodie events,
the riverbanks.
are you ready to
discover lodi?

Lodi is a hidden gem set among the farmlands, plains and forests located on either side of the River Adda. It is a city whose past goes by the name of Federico Barbarossa and whose present bears the hand of one Renzo Piano. The Holy Roman Emperor refounded Lodi in 1158 after it had been razed to the ground by the Milanese, while it was the renowned architect who designed the headquarters of the Banca Popolare to be a public space featuring an auditorium and covered plaza. What’s more, there are many Art Nouveau influences in Lodi. And as you walk through the streets of the centre, hunting for 20th-century-style facades, balconies and piazza railings, you end up discovering a city within the city.

 

A glance towards the heavens. Demanded by the citizens of Lodi in 1487 to celebrate a miracle, the Tempio Civico di Santa Maria Incoronata is the city’s distinguishing landmark, featuring an octagonal brick structure designed by Battaggio, protégé of Bramante. Inside, gold work and frescoes stand alongside panel paintings and marble, while a Renaissance chest contains works dating from between the 1400s and 1800s, including some by Bergognone.

Spirit forest. A simple 15-minute walk f...

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

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“The tastes that remind me of Lodi? Meringues with whipped cream, the tortionata cake, grana cheese typical and tripe of San Bassiano.”
Bianca Balti
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CULT CITY LIFE/ LODI THREE UNMISSABLE EXPERIENCES

LODI / A CITY READY TO BE DEVOURED

There are plenty of sweet memories to be made in Lodi, the city of Ada Negri, such as the legendary, traditional Meini biscuits

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LODI / INVITATION TO COURT

Sant’Angelo Lodigiano represents a wonderful illustration of the grandeur of the Visconti. Discover this fascinating page of history now

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LODI / PLACES OF SPIRIT

The Abbazia del Cerreto. Giuliano Mauri’s Cattedrale Vegetale in Lodi. Discover these two masterpieces set in natural surroundings

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CULT CITY GALLERY/ THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PICTURES OF LODI

Tempio Civico dell'Incoronata, Lodi
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Broletto, Lodi
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Cattedrale Vegetale, Lodi
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Chiesa di San Francesco, Lodi
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Collezione Anatomica Paolo Gorini, Lodi
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Duomo di Lodi
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Lodi in Liberty
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Museo della Stampa e Stampa d'Arte Andrea Schiavi, Lodi
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Parco Adda Sud, Lodi
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Bipielle Center, Lodi
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