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Culture of Viareggio. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Viareggio is rich in architectural and historical monuments. All most important excursion sites are located in the historic district of the city. Here vacationers should visit St. Andrew Basilica. This amazing religious monument was built in the first half of the 19th century. Today the beautiful church is surrounded by lush vegetation. All tourists are welcome to look at the inner decoration the basilica - its halls contain several important religious artifacts.
Viareggio is a great city for active recreation. Here you can enjoy all kinds of water entertainment, including cruises (Vela Mare SSD, Consorzio Marittimo Turistico 5 Terre, Tourist Fun … Open
Brunetti house is a striking architectural landmark of the city. The house is named after the architect who constructed it. The beautiful two-story building with tall windows and facade faced with ceramic tiles was built in the 19th century. The house is in perfect harmony with adjacent modern buildings. The last renovation of the building took place in the beginning of the 20th century. Since that time its inner premises have been decorated with ceramics.
Torre Matilda (Matilda Tower) is one more important historical monument of the city. The construction of the tower took place in the 16th century. This watchtower was a part of a complex of fortifications of the city. Observers used the tower to see approaching pirates. The tower changed its status in the 19th century. It was turned into a prison for some time. Nowadays the halls of the tower host various exhibitions and cultural events. From an architectural point of view the city’s old cemetery, which was opened in 1876, is also a very interesting place to visit. This is a true open-air museum, which attracts visitors by beautiful sculptures of most famous Italian artists. There are also several beautiful tombs in the territory of the cemetery. There are several very interesting legends connected with some of them. Copyright
1. Fans of shopping should pay attention to leather goods and clothing made by local manufacturers, as well as utensils and home decorations made of crystal and china. Purchasing clothing … Open
Bourbon Villa is a very popular destination for tourists. The beautiful mansion was built in the beginning of the 19th century and is surrounded by a huge park. Several centuries ago, the territory of the park housed lush vineyards. Today the entire territory of the mansion is given to visitors who enjoy unhurried walks on narrow paths and enjoy the magnificence of wildlife. The mansion often hosts various art exhibitions, so this is also the place where you can see works of young sculptors and artists.
Leave it to me as I find a way to be An interesting sculpture can be found on the pier, away from the city's main beach. Figures of young girls are located directly on huge rocks near the sea. The monument looks very original and attractive. A visit to Duilio store will be interesting not only to fans of shopping, but also to those who want to explore all important architectural sites of the city. The building of the shop is located in the seaside district of the city. It was built in 1930 and is one of the most beautiful architectural monuments of those times
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Viareggio and surroundings

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Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Viareggio
♥   Palace 'Palazzo della Carovana' Pisa, 21.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Palazzo Pfanner' Lucca, 21.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Viareggio and around
♥   Art museum 'Camposanto Monumentale' Pisa, 20.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Museo dell Opera del Duomo' Pisa, 20.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Pisa Charterhouse' Pisa, 28.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Viareggio
♥   Basilica Cattedrale di S. Pietro Apostolo e S. Francesco d’Assisi, Massa, 20.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta, Pisa, 20.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Paolino, Lucca, 21.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Frediano, Lucca, 21.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cattedrale di S. Martino, Lucca, 22 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica di S. Pietro Apostolo a Grado, San Piero a Grado, 22.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Concattedrale Basilica di S. Maria Assunta, Sarzana, 34.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Viareggio and near

Grotta Giusti

From the series “Most Extraordinary Thermaes, Baths and Saunas in the World”
Nature itself has created in the cave the conditions that are ideal for recreation. It shows ideal temperature for rest and air humidity. It is noteworthy that the thermal spring was discovered by workers in 1848, and the location of the hotel is a chic villa of the 19th century. In addition to the natural sauna, which was built in a cave, tourists can enjoy a huge thermal pool, the area of ​​which is about 750 square meters. In Bioaquam thermal center visitors will also be offered a lot of exclusive wellness services. … Read further

Piazza dei Miracoli

From the series “16 Most Fascinating Objects of Unesco in Italy”
Not far from the cathedral has placed the most recognizable architectural sightseeing of the world – the Leaning Tower of Pisa. The Tower has begun to build in 1173 and was finished only within 200 years. This is an unusual tower thanks to the unintended tilt. Nevertheless, the tower has been staying for more than 700 years. The Pisa Baptistery of St. John, a Roman Catholic ecclesiastical building of 1363, has placed near the square. This Baptistery is the largest in Italy, its height is 54 meters, with a diameter of 34 meters. … Read further
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