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Piazza del Comune

Piazza del Comune Review

The Duomo, tower, baptistery, and Palazzo Communale (city hall) surround this distinctive and harmonious square: the combination of old brick, rose- and cream-color marble, terra-cotta, and old copper roofs brings Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance together with unusual success. Palazzo Communale houses Cremona's collection of stringed treasures: a viola and five violins, including the golden-orange "Il Cremonese 1715" of Stradivarius and one made by Andrea Amati for Charles IX of France in 1566.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza del Comune 8, Cremona, 26100 | Map It
  • Phone: 0372/803618
  • Cost: Violin collection €6
  • Hours: Tues.–Sat. 9–6, Sun. 10–6
  • Location: Cremona
Updated: 04-24-2014

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