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Treviso is located in the Veneto Region of Italy. As the main city of the area, Treviso is included in the Province with the same name, for which it plays the role of the capital. The origins of the city of Treviso date back to ancient times, when it was called Tarvisium. The population in Treviso reaches approximately 82,855 inhabitants in the municipal area of the city and grows to 170,000 in the hinterlands of the city.
Top Attractions within Treviso
The Church of San Francisco is located in Treviso. It was built in the period 1231-1270 by the Franciscan community. Unfortunately, during the Napoleonic period, it was used by troops as a stable. It was reopened in 1828, after being reconstructed and returned to its initial purpose of serving the religious needs of the community. There are numerous interesting and unique paintings within the church that you have to admire.
The Palazzo dei Trecento is located in Treviso. It is one of the beautiful buildings that you can admire in the Piazza dei Signori. It is home to the Municipal Council of the city, function which seems to be derived from the initial purpose of the palazzo, which was to house the Highest Council, in the 13th and in the 14th centuries.
The St. Peter Cathedral is the main religious monument of Treviso. The construction of the cathedral was based on the existence of an initial smaller church, which was built in the Late Roman era. Over time, numerous reconstructions have improved it or have added new wings and facilities, until it became the cathedral.
Loggia dei Cavalieri is a landmark in the city of Treviso. It is an example of the Byzantine influence forms over the traditional Romanesque architectural style of the buildings. It was built under the local ruling of Andrea da Perugia, in 1276, and its main purpose was to be a place for meetings, games and socializing for the higher class. The loggia is a part of the history of the city and will delight you with its elegance and luxury.