Brescia, the city of the Battle of the Thousand, is one of the most important tourist destinations in Italy. The Milanese city is rich in history and culture, among its streets you can admire its most precious treasures.
Start your tour of Brescia from the ancient monuments, such as the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, an example of Gothic architecture, the Brescia Castle, the Teatro Grande and the Basilica of San Salvatore, the oldest paleo-Christian church in the city.
Also worth seeing is the Tosio Martinengo Pinacoteca, with its rich collection of works by Renaissance and nineteenth-century painters, the Church of Santa Maria dei Miracoli and the Santa Giulia museum.
Another must-see is Piazza della Loggia, one of the jewels of the city, with the Palazzo della Loggia, the seat of the town hall, and the Torre del Comune.
A tour of Brescia must include a visit to the Capitoline Temple, one of the few surviving examples of Roman architecture, and to the Roman House, now the seat of the Museum of Art and Archaeology.
Speaking of culture, you can't miss visiting one of the many museums in the city, such as the Museo di Santa Giulia, one of the most important in Italy, with its rich collection of works of art, or the Museo delle Armi, one of the largest in the world.
The Lombard city also offers many places of gastronomic interest, including the Museo della Nocciola, with its wide range of hazelnuts from all over Italy, and the trattoria di Brescia, the famous restaurant with the best dishes of Brescian cuisine.
In Brescia you can practice many sports: golf at the Golf Club Brescia, tennis, basketball and football, all available to enthusiasts.
To reach the city of Brescia comfortably and quickly, choose the Italo train, which will take you directly to the city in less than two hours from Milan and a little more than three hours from Rome.
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