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Arengario, Monza

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The Arengario is a historic building in Monza, northern Italy. It was built in the 13th century and is named after its original function as the town's "arengario" (i.e., town hall). It is located in the most central square of Monza, Piazza Roma.Its architecture is clearly inspired by that of the Palazzo della Ragione of Milan, with a portico surmounted by a single upper floor that was used for councils. The side of the building facing South has a small stone loggia (added to the main building in 1330) informally known as "la Parléra" (in Lombard, "the speaking place"), where the commune's decrees were declaimed to the population. In the 14th century, a bell tower was added, decorated with Ghibelline-styled merlons. In the original building, external stairs led to the upper floor; these have been replaced in 1904 with a new stairway inside the tower.Photo gallery
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  • a magical place of encounters and chance, in the center of the city. exhibitions (images of fantasy, the cribs, art schools and charities). a pleasant stop contemplative among a thousand commitments of the day.
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  • A monument that you never get tired of watching him, watching him takes us back in time, the right frame for historical events, free exhibitions inside or surcharge; for a tourist a necessary stage in order, inter alia, in the heart of the city.
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  • More known for its racetrack, Monza retains an old town with a beautiful pedestrian promenade, in the midst of which appears this beautiful medieval building, the communal building dating back to the year 1293. The city is near Milan and together with the Cathedral offers these two gems that deserve to be visited, taking advantage of also the ride pedestrian.
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  • Bello da visiatare
  • Really good looking historic building with interesting exposition too.
  • A well preserved historical place in the center of Monza
  • Very interesting.
  • Bello