Palazzo del Podestà
Walking through the narrow streets and marvels of Piazza dei Priori in Narni, you'll be enchanted by Palazzo Comunale (the town hall), known as "Palazzo del Podestà", built in 1273 by the union of three towers. This stunning monument exhibits marvellous paintings, such as:
"The Coronation of the Virgin Mary" by Domenico Bigordi, named Ghirlandaio: an imposing representation set on a double level, which rotates around an extremely luminous pin, with angels, saints and prophets coming together in order to stress the holy element;
"San Francesco Stigmatizzato" by Giovanni di Pietro known as Spagna;
"The Annunciation", by Benozzo Gozzoli: very refined painting, specially considering the small details that make it so precious. It shows the Virgin Mary on her knees, caught in prayer inside a portico by the Archangel Gabriel, arrived there with the purpose to give her the Annunciation.
Palazzo Comunale also preserves an ancient Egyptian mummy, dated back to the IV century BC and, outside the building, at the bottom of the square there's also a lovely fountain built in 1303.
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Address in Narni:
Piazza dei Priori.