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Red Tower
Foto Asti: Red Tower
In the picture you can see the Romanesque tower; it has sixteen sides, and was built with bricks and tufa whose top is decorated with a polychromatic layer. According to the popular tradition, it was the last prison of the patron saint of the town. Its name refers both to the color and to the name of De Rubeis, a famous local family .
Foto Asti: Dome
Built in bricks and stones, Asti Cathedral is dedicated to Our Lady of Assumption and to St. Gottard. Its architectonic structure is harmonious and thanks to the colors, it fits perfectly into the urban context .
Aqueduct Fountain
Foto Asti: Aqueduct Fountain
Restored not long ago, the beautiful fountain dates back to 1908; it is in Medici Square and represents a man blocking a water jet. According to the tradition the sculptor who realized the statue was inspired by a town's station porter.
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