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Montagnana is a town of 9,532 inhabitants in the province of Padua.
In addition to the stunning fortified complex, the city is appreciated for the urban fabric, made of streets and buildings arose during the Renaissance and part in the economic recovery of the nineteenth century .. The large central square, the cathedral stretches (1431-1502), from the impressive late-Gothic forms with Renaissance additions. All 'inside you can admire: the Transfiguration of Paolo Veronese, three works by John Buonconsiglio said Marshal (XVI c.), A large canvas votive valuable documentary depicting the Battle of Lepanto (1571). The walls are decorated with refined decorations and frescoes, among them, remarkable, that in the apse of the Buonconsiglio, and on either side of the entrance, Judith and David, recently attributed to Giorgione. Also on the square, overlooking the 'Valeri elegant Palace and the old pawnshop. In Via Matteotti is the palace Magnavin-Foratti in refined Venetian Gothic style, which is said to have been the residence of Jacoba, wife of the leader Erasmo da Narni called Gattamelata. By way of Carrara, the town hall, attributed Veronese architect Michele Sanmicheli (1532). As a Scaligera there is a late-Romanesque church of St. Francis, with adjoining monastery of the Poor Clares, by way of St. Benedict overlooking the baroque church of the same name (under restoration). Just outside of 'town, close to Porta Padova, there is the Villa Pisani, one of the masterpieces of Palladio, that all' inside houses statues of Alessandro Vittoria (1525-1608). Of note, in Montagnana of the ancient Hospital of St. Mary, and in the street, the church of St. Anthony the Abbot, with traces of Templar.

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  • Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio1953) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9363 W: 132 N: 18050] (117383)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2010-05-23
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-02-25 0:26
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