Treviso: Fontana Di Acqua

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Located in the tranquil Piazza Della Dogana in the historic area of S.Leonardo and the S.Paul district stands a water fountain. Restoration has transformed the area with the addition of new piazza’s (squares) and buildings. The water fountain stands upon an octagonal stone base from which small animal heads pour water. The top of the fountain is adorned with sculpted leaves.

Treviso: Porta Fra’ Giocondo

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On the outskirts of Treviso is the Porta Fra’ Giocondo. The bridge was constructed under the direction of the Italian architect Fra Giovanni Giocondo during the 15th century as part of the strengthening of the city fortifications. The bridge has two semi circular brick bastions that support the rusticated stone bridge which crosses the carriageway beneath.

Treviso: Casa Dal Corno

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In the Piazza del Duomo (Cathedral Square) is Casa Dal Corno – Home from the Horn. Built in the 15th century, the Venetian Gothic building features windows with trilobate arches and has a five arch loggia.

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Ceramic decoration adorns the window surrounds which have engaged corinthian pilasters. Fragments of the 15th century frescoes still remain on the facade.

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Treviso: Fontana di Piazza San Vito

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Located in Piazza San Vito is a water fountain which was built in 1930 following the urban regeneration of the area, The water fountain is constructed of Verona marble which sits upon a circular stone base.

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A column stands in the centre of the octagonal basin from which four hydras pour water and support the fluted column above.

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Treviso: Cattedrale Cripta Frescoes

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The 12th century crypt of Treviso Cathedral is adorned with fragments of many mosaics and murals.

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Many of the intact frescoes depict winged angels and are still richly vivid in colour and detail. Some of the frescoes have only fragmentary pieces remaining providing subtle traces of the Byzantine influence.

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The frescoes date between the 12th-14th centuries.

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Treviso: Il Ponte de Pria

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Along the city walls on Viale Burchiellati is the stone bridge called Il Ponte de Pria. Located where the Cagnan Grande, Cagnan di Mezzo and Buranelli Channel meet, the bridge is part of the defensive system added to the fortifications of the city during the 15th century.

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The bridge was designed by the Italian architect Fra Giovanni Giocondo who made strategic use of the abundant waters in the locality.

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In order to block the advance of incoming enemies, the locks could be used to flood the area around the city.

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Treviso: Cattedrale Cripta

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The crypt of Treviso Cathedral dates to the 12th century. The crypt has a cross vaulted ceiling supported by column capitals of varying detail and decoration.

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The Romanesque crypt incorporates stonework from the previous religious building which once stood on the site. The crypt has tombs of former bishops which are surrounded by 14th century frescoes which adorn the walls.

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Richly decorated capitals provide a contrast to the many cushion capitals supporting the ceiling.