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Palazzo Pretorio
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Palazzo Pretorio Museum in Certaldo

Archeological artefacts and frescoes by Benozzo Gozzoli are on display

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The Palazzo Pretorio in Certaldo was built between 1117 and 1164, and the facade displays an array of coats of arms in marble, stone and others made by the prestigious della Robbia school.

The building is the main exhibition site in Certaldo, hosting a variety of exhibitions, conferences, seminars and theatrical performances throughout the year.

The museum is housed within the Palazzo Pretorio and is home to works by Pier Francesco Fiorentino and the frescoes from the Tabernacle of the Executed by Benozzo Gozzoli and his workshop.

Inside the building, there is a section dedicated to Etruscan and Roman archeological artefacts discovered in the surrounding territory.

Info: comune.certaldo.fi.it

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