Cliffs and rocks: the true ancient walls

Until the end of the 16th century, the cliff below Zarasan (as Sarzano wrote at the time) appears safe and involves only a building, the only point of discontinuity in the continuous curtain wall that surrounds the medieval city. At the western base of the hill, much more vulnerable, since the twelfth century, the Mura delle Grazie protect the lowland of Raibecca, the current Piazza Cavour.

The map Hogenberg, of 1575, underline the size of the rock that dominated in front of Piazza Sarzano and Campo Pisano, until it became a strong sign of the city, which in reality it has never been.

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