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PIAZZALE DELLE CROCIATE

Piazzale delle Crociate
Description
The square is in the western zone of the city where once, along with Farnese's walls, it marked the boundary of Piacenza. It is a square with an ancient history since from here Pope Urbano 2nd in 1095 called a council where he received the request of help from the Byzantine Emperor Alessio 1st Comneno, to which followed the first crusade started in Clermont. Now on the square there is the beautiful Santa Maria di Campagna church, an exemplary of Renaissance architecture among the most admired in northern Italy.
Telephone
IAT Piacenza +39.0523. 492001
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Information Office
Last update
Tuesday, 12 March 2019
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