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Places of worship

The parish churches of San Giovanni and Santa Maria Assunta

The main symbols of the town of Cascina

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A furniture and high-craftsmanship town
Cascina still conserves it medieval appearance, a period when it was fought over between famous rivals Pisa and Florence. A famous battle over the town is documented in preparatory sketches by Michelangelo, who was meant to turn them into frescoes at Palazzo Vecchio in Florence. Its history, however, dates even further back, to the Romans, who built the town in a typical castrum layout. ...