Explore interesting sights in Brescia, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 24 sights are available in Brescia, Italy.Sightseeing Tours in Brescia
1. Chiesa di San Luca
The church of San Luca is a church of Brescia, located along via San Martino della Battaglia, a little further south of the intersection with Corso Zanardelli. Founded in the thirteenth century, he suffered the first renovations in the fifteenth and a more radical one in the eighteenth century. In the nineteenth century the interiors were also reversed for the opening of the new entrance to via San Martino della Battaglia. It contains discrete pictorial and sculptural works of art. The blessed Giuseppe Tovini and the pedagogist Vittorino Chizzolini are buried in the church, for which the canonization process is underway.
2. Foro Romano
The Roman forum of Brescia was the ancient main square of the city center of Brixia from the first century BC and later completed by Vespasian. Much of the original square is now recalled by Piazza del Foro, while the remains of most of the buildings that overlooked it were brought to light outside or in the underground of the palaces that currently surround the square. This monumental archaeological complex preserves the major public buildings of the Roman age of northern Italy and for this reason it has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, part of the serial site "Longobardi in Italy: the places of power".
3. Cattedrale estiva di Santa Maria Assunta
The new cathedral, or more correctly summer cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, is the main church of Brescia, mother church of the diocese of the same name and Italian national monument. It is located in Piazza Paolo VI, also known as Piazza del Duomo, and falls within the context of two cathedrals adjacent to each other, that is to the old Cathedral. The cult building was erected between 1604 and 1825 on the area where the early Christian basilica of San Pietro de Dom stood, dating back to the v-vi century. In addition, it is home to a parish that is part of the pastoral area of Brescia Centro.
4. Chiesa di Santa Maria in Silva
The church of Santa Maria in Silva is a church of Brescia, located to the side of via Corsica, in the last stretch before Piazza della Repubblica. The building, built on a project by the architect Rodolfo Vantini between 1853 and 1857, replaced the ancient church on the other side of the road, which was demolished. In addition to being important in itself as the work of Vantini, the Church contains some value pictorial works, including a fresco by Angelo Inganni, a canvas of lactanzio Gambara and a of anonymous artist of the sixteenth century.
5. Chiesa di Sant'Orsola
The church of Sant'Orsola is a church of Brescia, located along via Moretto, between the church of Santa Croce and the intersection with via Gramsci. Built at the beginning of the seventeenth century by the Orsoline with the aim of expanding its city religious community, after the suppression of 1797 he was recovered by the friars of Fatebenefratelli who settled a large hospital in the attached convent, still active today. The church today represents the chapel of the health center, but the daily evening mass is always open to the public.
6. Chiesa di San Giacomo al Mella
The church of San Giacomo al Mella is a church of Brescia, located along the ancient maximum decuman of the city in the direction of Milan, today precisely via Milano. Of very ancient origin, it was the church of a hospice managed by a community of friars, not received since it was demolished after its suppression, during the nineteenth century. The church is usually known to most thanks to its beautiful Romanesque apse, clearly visible along the busy via Milano, at the connection between this and the west ring road.
7. Tempio Capitolino
The Capitolium of Brixia or the Temple of the Capitoline Triad in Brescia was the main temple in the center of the Roman town of Brixia (Brescia), in Northern Italy, in the modern region of Lombardy. It is represented at present by fragmentary ruins, but is part of an archeological site, including a Roman amphitheatre and museum in central Brescia. It forms part of the Longobards in Italy: Places of Power UNESCO World Heritage Site inscribed in 2011.
8. Scavi archeologici di palazzo Martinengo Cesaresco Novarino
The archaeological excavations of Palazzo Martinengo Cesaresco Novarino in Brescia were opened in 1998 in the basement of the building, after eight years of work that affected the varied stratigraphy that affects the area below the building. The excavations brought to light testimonies and finds ranging from prehistory to the Middle Ages, confirming the trimillerary history of Piazza del Foro and this area of the city of Brescia.
9. Chiesa di San Giovanni Evangelista
The church of San Giovanni Evangelista is a Catholic place of worship located in the historic center of Brescia, in the San Giovanni district, a crossbar of Corso Mameli. It is one of the oldest churches in the city and acts as a precious casket to prestigious works of art, especially pictorial, among which the chapel of the Holy Sacrament stands out with frescoes and canvases of the painters Romanino and Moretto.
10. Monumento ad Arnaldo da Brescia
The monument to Arnaldo da Brescia is a bronze monument located at the east end of Piazzale Arnaldo in Brescia, dedicated to the friar Arnaldo da Brescia. Modeling by the sculptor Odoardo Tabacchi in the statue and other bronze parts and by Antonio Tagliaferri in the base, he was inaugurated in 1882 and has since been one of the best known and characteristic monuments of the city.
11. Museo Mille Miglia
The Museo Mille Miglia is an automobile museum founded on 10 November 2004 at the initiative of the Automobile Club of Brescia and of some private enthusiasts of the famous Mille Miglia race. It is located in the ancient monastery of St. Euphemia in Via delle Rimembranze in Brescia, and more precisely on the outside of the neighborhood is Saint Euphemia.
12. Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo
The church of the saints Pietro and Paolo, also known as the church of the Volta, is a place of Catholic worship of Brescia, located along via Duke of the Abruzzi in the Porta Cremona-Volta district, a short distance from the vault, that is, the curve towards the east that performs At that point the ancient link between Brescia and Cremona.
13. Chiesa di Santa Maria in Calchera
The church of Santa Maria in Calchera is a Roman Catholic church in Brescia, Italy, Italy, located in the southwest corner of the square of the same name, along Via Trieste, a short distance from Piazzale Arnaldo. Of very ancient origin, it was radically restored from the sixteenth century onwards, until the eighteenth century.
14. Concattedrale invernale di Santa Maria Assunta
The Duomo Vecchio or Old Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church in Brescia, Italy; the rustic circular Romanesque co-cathedral stands next to the Duomo Nuovo of Brescia. It is officially known as the Winter Co-Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, while the adjacent main cathedral is known as the Summer Cathedral.
15. Museo di Santa Giulia
The Museum of Santa Giulia is the main museum in Brescia, located in Via dei Musei 81/b, along the ancient max decumanus of Roman Brixia. It is housed inside the monastery of Santa Giulia, built by King Desiderio in the Lombard era and variously expanded and modified over a thousand years of history.
16. Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Consolazioni
The church of Santa Maria delle Consolazioni, formerly the church of San Faustino in Castro, is a church of Brescia, located in the Piazzetta delle Consolazioni along Contrada Sant'Urbano, on the climb to the Castello di Brescia, a short distance from Piazzetta Tito Speri.
17. Chiesa di San Salvatore
San Salvatore is a former monastery in Brescia, Lombardy, northern Italy, now turned into a museum. The monastic complex is famous for the diversity of its architecture which includes Roman remains and significant pre-Romanesque, Romanesque and Renaissance buildings.
18. Mostasù dèle Cosére
The mostasù goddess Cosére, literally "Cossere's face" in Brescia dialect, is an ancient relief located in the historic center of Brescia, walled on the corner between Corso Goffredo Mameli and the district of Cossere, from which it derives its name.
19. Chiesa dei Santi Nazaro e Celso
The church of Santi Nazaro e Celso is located on Corso Giacomo Matteotti, at the intersection with via Fratelli Bronzetti, in Brescia, Lombardy, Italy. The church contains the Averoldi Polyptych (1522), a masterwork of Titian.
20. Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie
The Sanctuary of the Madonna delle Grazie is a church in Brescia, Italy, with a mainly votive and meditative function, located along Via delle Grazie, adjacent to the homonymous basilica of Santa Maria delle Grazie.
21. Chiesa di San Francesco di Paola
The church of San Francesco da Paola was built by the minimum friars of San Francesco da Paola on the site of a previous church dedicated to San Giovanni Battista. The church is based in via Benacense 27 in Brescia.
22. Chiesa di Santa Maria della Carità
Santa Maria della Carità or just known as the Carità, or the church of the Buon Pastore, is a Baroque-style, Roman Catholic church located on Via dei Musei corner via Rosa in Brescia, region of Lombardy, Italy.
23. Monumento ai caduti delle Dieci giornate di Brescia.
The Monument to Bella Italia or Bell'Italia, officially the Monument to the Fallen of the Ten Days of Brescia, is a marble monument located in the northeast branch of Piazza della Loggia in Brescia, Italy.
24. Teatro Grande
The Teatro Grande is the main performance venue for the city of Brescia, Italy. The venue hosts performances of operas, musicals, plays, concerts, ballet, modern dance, and other various entertainments.
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