The city has earned considerable wealth out of its flourishing industries that form its main financial backbone. The valuable Roman relics along with the Renaissance ruins of Brescia Italy, existing side by side with the significant twentieth century architecture forms the main center of attraction for the tourists.
Brescia, however, is identified as comparatively less elegant that other cities in northern part of the country. The shabby and drab atmosphere of the city does not appeal to the senses of the travelers much. It is only the mild western highland areas called the Franciacorta that offers its name to the wine manufactured in this region that are worth seeing in this Italian city.
As a principal city located in the Lombardian
region of northern Brescia Italy basically has a mountainous location at the foothills of the Alps, between the Naviglio and the Mella Highlands. It is the second largest city in Lombardy after the capital city of Milan, having population strength of 190,000. The city forms the main administrative center of the Province of Brescia, the largest on the Italian mainland. The city is the homeland of several medieval and Roman palatial buildings and architectures and had been an important center of culture since the pre-Roman days.
Brescia Italy has indeed a very good position on the main lands of Italy as far as growth and development of industries are concerned. Situated at the heart of the third largest industrial region of Italy, the city comprises mainly of medium or small industrial enterprises managed mostly by big and reputed families. Automobile and mechanical engineering is the main occupation of these family-run companies. The fiscal sector is yet another significant area, employing a major bulk of the Italian population.
Travel and tourism industry have flourished well in Brescia Italy, in areas surrounding the picturesque Alps, Lakes Garda and Iseo. The rectangular plan of the city, with streets intersecting at right angles is something which the people in Brescia have learnt from their Roman ancestors. Foreigners from all over the world throng the city to have a look at its unique plan. The Piazza del Museo is an important tourist destination, followed by a museum on the northern part of the city and a Corinthian temple in the Capitolium of Brescia, constructed by Vespasian in. 73 A.D. Some other popular tourist destinations in the city are enlisted below:
- Duomo Vecchio or the Old Cathedral
- Duomo Nuovo or the New Cathedral
- Arch of Sts. Apollonius and Filastrius
- The Broletto, the former Town Hall
- The Basilica of San Salvatore
- St. Francis, the Romanesque-Gothic church
Brescia Italy is a land of some most interesting Italian buildings. The palace located in the north-eastern region of the city is now a military prison of Brescia. In spite of the fact that the city is devoid of much natural beauty unlike other Italian regions, but its unique ancient architecture will continue to remain popular, drawing myriads of foreign travelers each year in the peak seasons.
Last Updated Date: March 16th, 2018