Reggio Emilia is an Italian city in the Emilia-Romagna region, famous for its cuisine, architecture and culture. Reggio Emilia is the ideal city to visit by train, especially with Italo, with a round-trip journey in one day.
A tour of Reggio Emilia should start from its historic center, beginning with the Reggio Emilia Cathedral, built between 1140 and 1190, erected in honor of Santa Maria Assunta and San Prospero, the patron saint of the city. The church contains numerous paintings and stuccos of great artistic interest.
Another must-see is the Ghirlandina Tower, a tower-shaped building built in the 13th century and located in the Piazza Grande, where the Governor's Palace is also located. The Piazza Grande is also famous for its fountain, designed by Giacomo Barbieri in 1797.
Reggio Emilia is also a city of art and culture, with a wide selection of museums to visit. Among these are the Palazzo dei Musei Civic Museum, the Lucio Fontana House Museum and the Tricolore Museum, dedicated to the history of the Italian flag.
Another place to visit in Reggio Emilia is the Church of San Prospero, a Romanesque church from the 12th century, containing a rich collection of paintings and frescoes.
A tour of Reggio Emilia can't end without having tasted its famous cuisine. Reggio Emilia is famous for its delicious dishes such as cappelletti, potato gnocchi, erbetta tortelli, ciacciata and risotto cake. Don't forget to also taste the famous wines of the region.
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