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Trescore Balneario

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Country  Italy
Province / Metropolitan city  Bergamo (BG)
Elevation  271 m (889 ft)
Province  Province of Bergamo
Postal code  24069
Region  Lombardy
Frazioni  Redona
Demonym(s)  Trescoresi
Local time  Wednesday 6:32 AM
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Weather  9°C, Wind N at 6 km/h, 85% Humidity

Trescore Balneario is a town and comune in the Province of Bergamo, Lombardy, northern Italy.

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Map of 24069 Trescore Balneario, Province of Bergamo, Italy

History

The city itself is mentioned for the first time in 996 AD.

However, the area had been known since ancient Roman times for its hot springs, which were enhanced by Bartolomeo Colleoni and are still active. The word Balneario in the name means "of the baths" in Italian, identifying Trescore Balneario as a spa town.

Main sights

  • The 13th century Torre Suardi (Suardi Tower).
  • The Neoclassicist cathedral with paintings by the Venetians Antonio Balestra and Sebastiano Ricci.
  • The private Villa Suardi on the State Road for Tonale has frescoes by Lorenzo Lotto, dedicated to the histories of Saint Barbara and Brigida (1524).
  • Also in the nearby is the Villa Terzi, a notable example of northern Italy 18th century residence.

    Twin towns

  • Zuera, Spain
  • Čelákovice, Czech Republic
  • References

    Trescore Balneario Wikipedia


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