Old Abbey (Badia Vecchia)

Despite the name, it was never an abbey but a massive tower. The style and the two-coloured frieze which bounds and underline the storeys, like floral lacework, and the attractive twin windows are very reminiscent of the Santo Stefano palace.

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Adresse : 

Via Dionisio I

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Ciampoli palace (Palazzo Ciampoli)
Ongoing restoration should soon restore
15 minutes
Palace of the Dukes of Santo Stefano
Palace of the Dukes of Santo Stefano
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