Museo Di Santa Giulia
Unique in Italy and Europe for its design and location, the City Museumà ;, set up a monastic complex of Lombard origin, is a trip through history, l’ art and spiritualityà Brescia from’ età prehistoric to the present day in a’ exhibition area of about 14,000 square meters.
monastery of San Salvatore – Santa Giulia was founded in 753 A.D. by Desiderio, the last king of the Lombards, and his wife Ansa. Female, the Benedictine Rule,&Cap Many igrave; a prominent role after the Lombards' defeat by Charlemagne.
Place of stratified historical memories over the centuries and continual source of unexpected discoveries, the monasteryè ; a visible interweaving of epochs. Built on a’ area già occupied età Roman town houses and it includes the Lombard basilica of San Salvatore and its crypt, l’ Romanesque Santa Maria in Solario, the Nuns' Choir, the sixteenth-century church of Santa Giulia and cloisters.
Since 2001, the church of San Salvatore-Santa Giulia, together with the Roman Brescia archaeological Park, are entered in the list of World Heritage’ UNESCO with the site“ the Lombards in Italy. Nearby points of power (568-774 d. C.)&Rdquo;.