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Monticchiello
Hamlets, districts and squares

The village of Monticchiello

Strong walls, authentic beauty and the “Teatro povero”

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Pienza
location_on Viale Marino Cappelli, 32, 53026 Monticchiello SI, Italia
The road to Monticchiello
The road to Monticchiello
Pienza
An ideal city, founded based on beauty
Pienza is a gem in the Val d'Orcia. It's known as the city of Pope Pius II, Enea Silvio Piccolomini, who was born here in 1405. Once Pius became Pope, he wanted to transform his humble birthplace, Corsignano, into an urban-architectural treasure. Therefore, he entrusted the total renovation of the village to the architect Bernardo Rossellino and to the humanist Leon Battisti Alberti. ...
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