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A Tower on the Gourmet Road: The Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena. ©NHK 1997
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A Tower on the Gourmet Road: The Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena

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Historic monuments
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Modena
Romanesque art
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The magnificent 12th-century cathedral at Modena, the work of two great artists (Lanfranco and Wiligelmus), is a supreme example of early Romanesque art. With its piazza and soaring tower, it testifies to the faith of its builders and the power of the Canossa dynasty who commissioned it.

Place/country: Italy,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Credits: NHK (publisher), UNESCO WHC (producer). UNESCO TV (producer).
Published in: 1997

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