Palazzo Salmatoris, Cherasco

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  • August 1, 2017
    Noble building, located in the main street of the city, named after the local noble John of Abraham Salmatoris, who had it built in 1620. Is known as the "Palace of peace" because it was the site of important historical events, including: the signing of the agreements that put an end to the war of succession of Mantua and Monferrato in April 1631; custody of the Holy Shroud in 1706 in the room called "the silence", frescoed by Sebastiano Taricco; the armistice between Napoleon and the Kingdom of Savoy in 1796 (remembered as peace of Cherasco). Over the years the building has undergone a series of renovations; in 1983 it was acquired by the local authority and undergo a major restoration. Today it is used as a cultural center and to host art exhibitions of international level. The building is part of the "open castles" of Southern Piedmont.
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  • July 5, 2017
    Among the many mansions that make up the historic centre of Cherasco, that of rich silk merchant Salmatoris offers indoor and respectable history beauties; the bond with the Savoy and the fact of having hosted the shroud, say a lot about this historic building which houses exhibitions of a good standard.
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  • June 17, 2017
    Palace-Pearl of towns cheraschese, rebuilt by the wealthy Salmatoris in 1616-20. Here found hospitality, in 1631, while throughout Piedmont raged the plague and war, Victor Amadeus I and his wife Christine of France. Here was retained for some years the shroud of Turin and were initialled more paci (last starring Napoleon ...) It is now an important cultural center and home to art exhibitions of the highest level (the next this autumn will host some famous Fontana's cuts and other large Spatialists ...
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