Town of Chiaravalle
Piazza Risorgimento, 11-071 742373
The city founded the Abbey Cistercian abbey of Santa Maria in Castagnola dates back to 1172 years in which it was begun to build the Abbey. The modern history of Chiaravalle starts off in 1759, the year he was born tobacco processing. The tobacco factory has grown gradually to become one of the most important industries in the region, allowing the birth and development of what is now the city’s urban center of Chiaravalle. Among the prominent figures born in this city it is to be considered the great educator Maria Montessori (nineteenth century) and certainly one of the most important in the world in the field of childhood. Montessori is entitled to a Foundation.
The only real monument is the Abbey of Santa Maria in Castagnola that, with the relevance abbey is an example of the Romanesque Gothic qualified and prestigious in Italy. The design concept of the facade dellal abbey church recalls the constructive system of Lombardy in the forms of the transept, however, there is an innovative architectural solution with the raising of the cusp to the roof, a solution that does not exist in any other example of Cistercian architecture in Lombardy . The relevance abbey shows a cloister from the middle of 1700. The relevance abbey shows a cloister dating back to the mid-1700s around which successive buildings have spawned a plant building remarkable for the interesting overlap of styles. They are almost intact and the dining room of the monks and the lay brothers the relevance was being used as a warehouse for the Tobacco subsequent amendments building have created spaces that can be seen in part as places of industrial archeology.
Abbey of Santa Maria in Castagnola is an example of the Romanesque Gothic qualified and prestigious in Italy. The design concept of the façade recalls the constructive system of Lombardy, in the forms of the transept there is, however, the raising of the cusp to the roof, a solution that does not exist in any other example of Cistercian Lombard. They are almost intact the monks’ hall and the hall of converts.
Municipal Theatre (nineteenth century) is a typical example of dining show with plaque horseshoe and three tiers of boxes. It ‘was inaugurated on Oct. 25, 1997, after the restoration work.
City Library (about 20,000 volumes). And ‘well-it equipped in contemporary and has a rich kids section. Organizes events and initiatives for the promotion of reading.