Caprarola[42 photos]

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Description

Caprarola (105)
Caprarola (105)
42° 19′ 42″ N, 12° 14′ 14″ E

The Palazzo Farnese located in the medieval village of Caprarola was designed by Vignola and built between 1559 and 1575. It takes its pentagonal shape from the foundations of a fortress designed by Antonio da Sangollo. The frescoes are from the Zuccari Brothers and depict scenes from the Farnese Family.

See also

Hilltop villages

Lazio

Roman Forum (1)
Roman Forum (1)

Lazio is one of the 20 administrative regions of Italy, situated in the central peninsular section of the country. With about 5.7 million residents and a GDP of more than 170 billion euros, Lazio is the third most populated region of Italy, and has… [Read more]