Viterbo Città d'Arte - Torre della Bella Galliana

TOWER OF THE BEAUTIFUL GALLIANA

Author: Dott.sa Cinzia Tavoletta Location: VALLE FAUL Date: 1295 Go to the Descriprion The Torre della Bella Galliana, located in the southern part of the city, near the Porta di Valle, together with the high towers that still exist, gives the city of Viterbo a still medieval-looking panorama. TOWER OF THE BEAUTIFUL GALLIANA HISTORY and…

Viterbo Città d'Arte - Torre di San Biele

TOWER OF SAN BIELE

Author: Dott.sa Cinzia Tavoletta Location: VIA TORRE SAN BIELE Date: 1270 Go to the Descriprion Built by Raniero Gatti in 1270, it is one of the most beautiful towers in the area of the city of Viterbo. TOWER OF SAN BIELE HISTORY and DESCRIPTION The tower of San Biele, built in 1270 by Raniero Gatti,…

Viterbo Città d'Arte - Torre degli Alessandri

TOWER OF ALESSANDRI

Author: Dott. Francesco Petrone Location: PIAZZA S. PELLEGRINO 8 – PIAZZA SCACCIARICCI. Date: Prima met� del XIII sec. Go to the Descriprion The tower, similar to the building where it resides, was the property of the Alessandri, a noble family with Frankish origins. They were a family of magistrates, captains, and civil administrators who distinguished…

TOWER OF BORGOGNONE

Author: Consulenza scientifica Dr.sa Simona Gigliotti Location: PIAZZA DEL GESU Date: Go to the DescriprionVirtual Tour Virtual Tour Close Located at the beginning of Piazza del Gesù, it is perhaps the most representative example of this type of construction. Unknown the correct origin of the house, from which the structure takes its name, we know…

CLOCK TOWER

Author: Per gentile concessione del Comune di Viterbo Location: PIAZZA DEL COMUNE Date: 1487 Go to the DescriprionVirtual Tour Virtual Tour Close 44 meters high the clock tower was rebuilt in 1487 on the foundations of the previous one. The elegant ornamental iron that is present on top of it was placed at the beginning…

TORRE CHIGI

CHIGI TOWER

Author: Dott.Francesco Petrone Location: VIA CHIGI, 13 Date: Go to the Descriprion The façade of Palazzo Chigi, which was built on existing buildings in the second half of the fifteenth century by a member of the Caetani family, it is alongside a tower of a quadrangular shape, characterized by all those features common to other…