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Torre del Papito Reviews
This tower is located at one corner of Largo di Torre Argentina. This tower is not the one that gave name to this area. This is a medieval tower was erected in the early 1300’s. It is not clear where.... more »
This actually looks like a lonely out of place tower as it is on the edge of roman ruins, standing all by its self. There were once building leaning against the tower, however, in 1941 they were... more »
In Piazza dei Calcarari, in addition to the many pine trees, this pretty medieval tower known as the "Papito" or the "Boccamazzi" rises to the sky. This building is accompanied by a beautiful arcade, rebuilt in 1932, using the granite columns, which came to light. The flooring of the porticisise is made with Roman technique, "by herringbone".
The tower of the pope, although lower today, reminds us that in medieval times the Roman skyline was dotted with many towers, over 50.Torri that had a dual role, both defensive and as a demonstration of the strength/wealth of the client family. Too bad you can't visit her.
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