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Brescia? Absolutely One of the Places to Visit in Italy!

Brescia? Absolutely One of the Places to Visit in Italy!, Brescia, Italy (B)

My most beautiful travel experiences are the result of coincidence, encounters and chats with other travelers and Brescia is no exception. In early November, while visiting London WTM, I met Armando and he told me about his city with so much love and passion that I couldn’t help but add it to my bucket list. A month later I got off the train at Brescia’s station.

Before my chat with Armando I know nothing about Brescia, except that the accent of people living there is quite marked and therefore I tend to absorb it and repeat it involuntarily and with considerable embarrassment … then I had a vague image of an engineering city nestled in a foggy lowland. Nothing that charming actually, but if the meeting in London inspired me, the one with the city struck me so much that I really didn’t want to leave so quickly!

There’s a famous Italian song saying that “we are our history” and it’s so true that I always thought we better learn it and visiting Brescia offers an insight into an important and very large historical period. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Brescia? Absolutely One of the Places to Visit in Italy!
Guide Location: Italy » Brescia
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Silvia Moggia
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Brescia Castle
  • Pallata tower
  • Museum Millemiglia
  • Piazza della Loggia
  • Palazzo della Loggia
  • San Faustino Maggiore
  • Capitoline temple
  • Santa Giulia
  • Grand Theatre
  • Osteria del Savio
  • Trattoria Urbana Mangiafuoco
  • Vineria Dolcevite