Palazzo dei Trecento

Treviso, Italy

Palazzo dei Trecento is located in the Piazza dei Signori of Treviso  and it is home to municipal council. The palace was erected in the 13th and 14th centuries, as the seat of the Maggior Consiglio ('Highest Council'), the main administrative council in the city. Built in brickworks, it has two floors, the lower one entered through a loggia. The upper floor has three triple mullioned windows.

Internally, there are remains of frescoes painted from the 14th to the 16th centuries by Venetian artists, depicting coat of arms and themes of civil power and justice. On the southern walls are a Madonna with Child and 'St. Liberalis with Peter and the Cardinal Virtues.

In 1944 the palace was bombed by Allied planes and nearly destroyed.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Italy

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Alessandra Marcati (2 months ago)
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Roberto Collavizza (2 months ago)
Splendid building in the historic center of Treviso. The council chamber which can be visited contains the coats of arms of the city families and is a wooden splendour. Too bad that probably due to the war destruction of 44 this splendid building is surrounded by semi-modern buildings
Vladimiro Buso (9 months ago)
A visit to this ancient palace completed in the second half of 1200 is well worth it. Maybe accompanied by a bit of history.
Matteo Calcagnile (10 months ago)
Beautiful frescoes and a beautiful exhibition inside made up of children's drawings on COVID-19. Staff very kind! Advised
arte_con_paint (11 months ago)
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