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Palazzo dei Principi
Important Renaissance palace that was built by order of Frances from Brandenburg and completed in 1507.
Fortified tower
Built in Art-Nouveau style at the beginning of the 20th century, it is an interesting example of industrial archaeology.
Palazzo Contarelli
Built in 1762, with an elegant architecture. It can be visited on request by contacting the school head office. The part of the building on Corso Mazzini is porticoed.
Villa Cottafavi
The villa, built on commission by the Honorable Vittorio Cottafavi, is a large complex comprising the manor-house and out-buildings surrounded by garden, including structures in neo-Romantic, neo-Renaissance, and Art Nouveau styles.
Villa Taparelli
The villa rises at the end of an avenue that crosses a broad glade delimited by two rows of Lombardy poplars.
Asioli Theater
The theatre is named for Correggio musician Bonifazio Asioli. The public theatre originated in Correggio in 1600 from the adaptation and reorganisation of the rooms of Palazzo Vecchio, prior residence of Nicolò da Correggio.
Bell Tower of the Basilica di SanQuirino
The tower is the only remaining bulwark of the old castle of Correggio (14th century), now adapted as the bell tower of the Basilica of San Quirino.
Little Fortress
The Fortress, after restoration work, is now part of A.I.G. (International Youth Hostels Association).
Piazza Mazzini and Corso Mazzini
Piazza Mazzini has always been the main square of Correggio, a meeting place for townspeople, with cafés, shops, and the pedestrian walkway along the street of the same name.
Piazza San Quirino
It arose during second half of nineteenth century, upon a place previously occupied by a moat called "castello", and by gardens of the facing houses.
Piazza Padella/Via Munari
Piazza Padella (Frying Pan Square) was so called by popular imagination, where the handle would be the longer street and the receptacle the small square itself.
Piazza Garibaldi
Until the 18th century it was called Piazza Grande (Big Square); in the following century, because of its function tied to the produce market, its name became Piazza delle Erbe (Vegetable Square).
Jewish Cemetery
The Jewish cemetery was reconstructed in the latter half of the 20th century and is currently the object of an important restoration project.
Statue dedicated to painter Antonio Allegri (called Il Correggio)
Work made by sculptor Vincenzo Vela (1793-1871).
The Redeemer - Andrea Mantegna
Tempera on canvas, 55x43 cm 1493 - Signed and dated - Provenance: previously belonged to the Congregazione di Carità
Discovering Correggio...
This tour through the streets of Correggio’s old town centre can be done entirely on foot.
Dorando Pietri
Dorando Pietri, also known as Dorando Petri (Correggio, October 16, 1885 - Sanremo, February 7, 1942), was an Italian athlete who went down in history for the dramatic epilogue of the Marathon at the London Olympic Games of 1908.
Pier Vittorio Tondelli
Tondelli (Correggio, 1955 - 1991) was one of the most read writers of the latest generation. In his novels he always tried to use a language particularly suitable for young people.
Luciano Ligabue
Luciano Ligabue, the "Italian Elvis" was born in Correggio in 1960, is the most authoritative and credible incarnation of rock music in Italy in the last quarter of this century. He is also author, actor and film director.
Antonio Allegri
Painter Antonio Allegri, called "Il Correggio", was born in Correggio in 1494 and died in 1534. He is considered one of the major national painters of the XVI century

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