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Piazza della Libertà

Piazza della Libertà, 1, 33100 Udine UD, Italy

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About Piazza della Libertà

Piazza Libertà is the oldest square in the city of Udine, defined as the most beautiful Venetian-style square on the mainland. It rises in the clearing below the Castle hill.  it was known in the Middle Ages as the square of the wine that was traded here. In 1350 the town council house was established there and then took the name of Piazza del Comune, then with the arrival of the Venetians in 1500 it took the name of one of the lieutenants, becoming Piazza Contarena.

Attractions near Piazza della Libertà

Udine Castle0.12km from Piazza della Libertà

The castle of Udine is one of the main monuments of the city and is located on top of a hill in the historic center, 138 m above sea level It is home to the civic museums, which include an art gallery, the Archaeological and Numismatic Museum, the Museum of the Risorgimento, the Gallery of Drawings and Prints, the Friulian Museum of Photography. The castle is today the seat of the Civic Museums which include a picture gallery, the archaeological and numismatic museum and so more.

Via Monte Peralba2.03km from Piazza della Libertà

The Monte Peralba is a mountain of the Carnic Alps, high 2,694 m above sea level, the fourth peak after Mount Cogliano , the Crete of Chianevate, and Middle Cima. Located between Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia, in the upper Sesis valley, in the municipalities of Sappada and Santo Stefano di Cadore , near the Oregone pass, near the border with Carinthia ( Austria ). On its slopes, the Piave river is born.

Ponte Del Diavolo/Puint dal Diaul15.42km from Piazza della Libertà

The Devil's Bridge is the symbol of the city of Cividale del Friuli. Built-in stone starting from 1442 and divided into two arches, it rests on a natural boulder placed in the bed of the Natisone river, along which you can admire a spectacular gorge. The bridge is 22.50 m high, rests on three pylons, developing for 48 m on two arches of different width. The asymmetry is due to the position of the boulder on which the central pillar rests.

Lombard Temple of Santa Maria in Valle.15.58km from Piazza della Libertà

It is the most important and best-preserved architectural testimony of the Lombard era is located, after having traveled through one of the oldest villages of the town in Cividale del Friuli, in the province of Udine.  It is particularly significant because it marks the coexistence of purely Lombard architectural motifs with a recovery of the classical models, creating a sort of continuity uninterrupted courtly between ' Roman art, the' Lombard art and the ' art Carolingian and Ottoniana.

San Giovanni d'Antro20.82km from Piazza della Libertà

The name of San Giovanni d'Antro identifies a cave and a church, built inside the cavity, located in the municipality of Pulfero, in Friuli-Venezia Giulia.  The cave opens onto a vertical rocky wall of Mount Mladesiena at 348 meters above sea level, a few hundred meters from the hamlet of Antro. The initial part of the cave is partially occupied by the building works erected to build a small church dedicated to the Saints who gave it its name.

Santuario di Castelmonte/Madone di Mont22.21km from Piazza della Libertà

The sanctuary of the Beata Vergine di Castelmonte is located in Castelmonte, a hamlet of Prepotto. It rises 618 but close to the Julian Alps, 7 km from Cividale del Friuli.  According to a reliable tradition, the place where the sanctuary stands, due to its dominant position between the Natisone and Judrio valleys, was the seat of a Roman garrison in defense of the city of Forum Iulii.

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Friuli Venezia Giulia overlooks the Adriatic Sea and is surrounded by high mountains, enclosing many different landscapes. The great variety of landscapes matches the rich and variegated cultural heritage that was determined by a complex history and by the confluence of different civilizations in this territory.