14 Sights in Trento, Italy (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Trento, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 14 sights are available in Trento, Italy.

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1. Torre Aquila

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The Torre Aquila is a tower at the southern end of the Buonconsiglio Castle in Trento, on the eastern walls. It dominates and protects the homonymous door of the city that leads to the street for Valsugana and Venice. The origin of the name is attributed to the orientation of the door towards Aquileia. It has a quadrangular plan, 9 m for 8 m, and is about 22 m high. The interior is divided into three floors, connected by a wooden snail staircase, and on the lower floor a trap door opens on the top of the door below.

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2. Palazzo delle Albere

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Palazzo delle Albere Danilo Paissan / CC BY 2.0

Palazzo delle Albere is a Renaissance villa-fortress in Trento, northern Italy. It was built during the 16th century by the Madruzzo family of prince-bishops of Trento. It takes its name from the rows of poplars that once led to the castle; it is surrounded by a park, now smaller than once because it is crossed by the Brenner Railway and partly occupied by the Trento Monumental Cemetery. It has a square plan, with four square, 6 m-wide and 20 m tall corner towers, surrounded by a ditch.

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3. Palazzo Geremia

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Palazzo Geremia is a Renaissance building located in Trento, in via Rodolfo Bezenzani, built between the end of the fifteenth and the beginning of the 16th century at the behest of the Veronese merchant Giovanni Antonio Pona, called Jeremiah, bringing together several buildings on the previous era. Located in front of Palazzo Thun, home of the Town Hall of Trento, today it houses the meeting room of the city council and a exhibition room.

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4. Santa Maria Maggiore

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The Church of Santa Maria Maggiore is an important place of worship in the city of Trento, and the site of the Third Session of the Council of Trent. It was built by Antonio Medaglia on the model of the basilica of Sant'Andrea in Mantua, at the wish of the Prince-Archbishop Bernardo Clesio. In November 1973 Pope Paul VI accorded it the status of minor cathedral.

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5. Monumento a Dante Alighieri

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The monument to Dante di Trento is a sculptural group dedicated to Dante Alighieri, the work of the Florentine artist Cesare Zocchi, located in the park in front of the railway station. It was created as a symbol of the Italian language and the Italianity of the city in 1896 when Trentino was the territory of the County of Tyrol, in the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

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6. Ciclo dei mesi

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Ciclo dei mesi
Maestro Venceslao
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The cycle of the months is a sequence of frescoes located in Trento, in the Torre dell'Aquila in the Castello del Buonconsiglio, attributed to Maestro Venceslao. They date back to the end of the fourteenth century-early XV and are the best example of international Gothic in Trentino and one of the most significant in northern Italy.

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7. Fontana del Nettuno

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Fontana del Nettuno User:Julian Mendez / Public domain

The Fontana del Nettuno is located in Piazza Duomo in Trento, where it was customary to install the "fire car" for the feast of San Vigilio, and was built on a project by the sculptor Francesco Antonio Giongo of Lavarone between 1767 and 1769. For this Fontana The sculptor created a water scrolling system without interruption.

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8. Mausoleo di Cesare Battisti

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Cesare Battisti's Mausoleum is located on the Doss Trento hill, was designed by the architect Ettore Fagiuoli in 1935 and inaugurated on May 26 of that year - in the presence of Vittorio Emanuele III of Savoy and Achille Starace, secretary of the PNF - with the translation of the fall from the Trento cemetery.

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9. MUSE

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MUSE Sito Museo / Public domain

The Muse is the Trento Science Museum. It is located south of the historic Palazzo delle Albere, in a building inside the residential neighborhood, the cars, both designed by Renzo Piano. It was inaugurated on 27 July 2013 and replaced, continuing its activities, the Tridentine Museum of Natural Sciences.

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10. Cattedrale di San Vigilio

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The Cathedral of Trento, also known as the Cathedral of San Vigilio, is the main church of the Archdiocese of Trento. In Romanesque style, it is located in the homonymous square of the city above an ancient early Christian basilica. It is Italian national monument.

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11. Abbazia di San Lorenzo

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The church of San Lorenzo is a Catholic church located in Trento. Already belonging to the Order of San Benedetto and then to the order of the preachers, it is usually right by a friar of the order of the Capuchin Friars Minor.

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12. Palazzo Trentini

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Palazzo Trentini is a building located in Trento, in via Manci, built in the middle of the eighteenth century by the family of the Trentino barons. The Council of the Autonomous Province of Trento is located in the building.

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13. Case Rella e Cazuffi

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The city of Trento houses several buildings that have painted facades. The use of decorating the facades in the city took inspiration from what happened in Veneto especially in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.

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14. Torre Vanga

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Torre Vanga is a historic building in Trento built in 1210 and today owned by the Autonomous Province of Trento. It is one of the most significant medieval monuments of the city and is located in via Prepositura.

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