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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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  • Past piazza dell'arengario, opening the doors of Monza more beautiful. The Cathedral, the Lions bridge, the Lambro, Lambretto, the long shopping and walking.
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  • The building is lovely to see out, often there are exhibitions on the first floor. Located in the Center City and hit this medieval building
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  • Located in the Centre of Monza, dominates in Piazza Roma, a place from where all the main streets. Old town hall is currently used as an exhibition space. Well worth a visit!
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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