Arezzo, city of goldsmiths and antiquarians, with medieval traditions
The city of Arezzo, in the centre of Tuscany, lies in the middle of four valleys: Val Tiberina, Casentino, Valdarno and Valdichiana, at an elevation of approximately 300m above sea level and has approximately 100.000 inhabitants.
Since 1926 Arezzo is home of one of the world's largest companies specializing in the manufacture, distribution and export of gold and jewelry worldwide (UnoAErre).
|The Legend of the True Cross|
The greatest artistic treasure of Arezzo is the set of frescoes by Piero della Francesca, called La Leggenda della Vera Croce, in the church of San Francesco. This Renaissance masterpiece which was created in 1452, tells the story of the 'True Cross'.
|Arezzo, Piazza Grande|
|Saracen Joust of Arezzo|
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