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UN FILM DI LUCA GUADAGNINO

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Piazza Duomo

Vicolo Marazzi

Edicola

Piazza Premoli

Via Buso
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DUOMO SQUARE
It is set where the first middle age fortified citadel stood, the very first core of Crema.
It was restored during the renaissance after the annexation to the Venetian Republic
(1449), and today it represents the historical downtown, framed by its most repre-
sentative monuments.

DUOMO CITY HALL


It is a fine building in Lombard gothic style Its construction was decided in 1525 by the
(1284-1341). The church gives shelter to the Venetian government, in order to replace
remainings of the previous Romanic cathe- the former seat of power. It is characterized
dral, destroyed by Frederick I Barbarossa in by a fine mix between Lombard architectu-
1160, which are still visible in the crypt. The re elements (such as brick-worked borders
compact brick-worked face matches the fine and frames) and venetian features (the triple
decorations that enhance the beauty of ope- lancet windows at the main floor). The offices
nings, niches, rose windows, panels and fra- and the City Hall state rooms are located in
mes, turning the cathedral into a real jewel of the inner area of the building, in the Great
its own kind. As firm keeper of millenary me- Tower, Guelph Tower and Praetorian Palace.
mories, it hosts several evidences of Crema’s
history and arts.

ST. DOMINIC’S THEATRE PATRINI - POZZALI PALACE


The whole structure of the previous renais- It has been built between the ending of the
sance Dominican monastery (that is to say 17th century and the first decades of the
the church, the courtyard, the refectory 18th. The majestic façade has little decora-
and the nunnery) hosts nowadays the city tion, just the balcony above already stunning
theatre and the civic music school “Luigi entrance. The building underwent some
Folcioni”. The fine architectonical elegance modifications at the beginning of the past
of the façade matches the atmosphere of century.
the ancient square, which is surrounded by
equally fine and relevant buildings.

ST. AUGUSTINE’S EX-CONVENT BONDENTI - TERNI DE GREGORY PALACE


Built starting from 1439, it had been the It was built upon desire of the Bondenti
Mother house of the Osservanza Agosti- Count and designed by Giuseppe Cozzi and
niana. The two perfectly preserved cour- Andrea Nono. The marvellous cotto tile ma-
tyards lead to the beautiful refectory, with king is embellished by the rococò style that
reinassance frescos by Pietro Da Cemmo. characterizes windows, frames, gables and
The first floor hosts Crema’s Civic Museum. the entrance. The iron entrance gate is a
masterpiece of iron craft. The unfinished
wing adds some charm to the already myste-
rious-looking palace.

VENETIAN WALLS HOLY MARY OF THE CROSS’ BASILICA


These walls used to protect the venetian It was designed in 1490 by the architect Gio-
city, which today is the historical centre, vanni Battaggio from Lodi, and it’s a wonder-
during the 15th century. They were mostly ful example of the bramantesque style. The
demolished, starting from the first decades structure is quite complex, with a central
of the 20th century, and today just few si- plan appearance, round on the outside and
gnificant remains still survive; they can be octagonal on the inside. The inside’s decora-
seen at the Public Gardens, at Campo di tions are stunning, with relevant 15th century
Marte and along via Diaz, via Gramsci and paintings by the Campi brothers and majestic
via Stazione. baroque frescos.
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Crema - Piazza Duomo

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