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Tuscany Sights

Grosseto

Updated 12/05/2013

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The largest town in southern Tuscany, Grosseto is the capital of the Maremma. First recorded in the 9th century as a castellum (castle) built to defend a bridge and a port on the nearby River Ombrone, the town is now a thriving agricultural center. Badly damaged during World War II, it has been largely rebuilt since the 1950s, but a small centro storico (historic center), protected by defensive walls that follow a hexagonal plan, is worth a short visit on

your way to the coast.

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Updated 12/05/2013

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