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Webcam Piazza del Popolo Todi

Piazza del Popolo Todi

Piazza del Popolo has been the secular and religious center of the city of Todi since ancient times.
The current appearance of the square was created between the medieval age and the end of the sixteenth century.

The current dimensions of the square are smaller than those of the medieval-Renaissance age, in the center and of this was the cathedral, with the reconstruction of the pavement of 1262 Roman cisterns used for the conservation of cereals were found, which were converted into reserves water supply for the city, this destination remained so until 1572.

The Cathedral of the Annunziata, the Palazzo dei Priori and the Palazzo del Popolo overlook the square.

The large palaces of the Captain and of the People are joined by a magnificent access staircase with two flights. The two buildings are supported by an ancient loggia known by the Tuderti as "I Voltoni".