Palazzo Barbieri has, since 1874 been the seat of the council offces, but was originally the Gran Guardia Nuova built for ... More
Palazzo Barbieri has, since 1874 been the seat of the council offces, but was originally the Gran Guardia Nuova built for military purposes by Giuseppe Barbieri, between 1835 and 1848 on the site of the demolished Misericordia hospital. This large building in Avesa tuff, from a hamlet to the north of the city, is Neoclassical in style with a Corinthian colonnade and a central body with a pronaos, also Corinthian in style which rises above a grand staircase. However, the circular body to the back was added immediately following damage to the building during the last war. Inside the building hang two large pictures illustrating Verona's story.
This palace is best known for the modern and contemporary art gallery that it houses, 'Achille Forti' and more importantly,
for certain historical events. The building was already in existence in the XIII century as its oldest part can ...
Palazzo Bevilacqua, headquarters of the state technical institute Ippolito Pindemonte is one of the four buildings in Verona designed by
Michele Sanmicheli. Probably erected around 1534, the palace was left in an unfinished state, as can be seen from ...
Building work for this magnificent Municipal Palace began in 1287 on the Western side of Piazza Maggiore . It was
originally called the "Palazzo delle Biade" and became the splendid residence of the papal legate. The only remaining architectural ...