Example sentences for: palazzo

How can you use “palazzo” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Only with a special appointment can you visit the glorious Palazzo Farnese, built by Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Michelangelo, and Giacomo della Porta.

  • Known locally as ca’ (short for casa) as well as palazzo, the marble, brick, and white limestone palaces range over 600 years from Venetian-Byzantine to Renaissance, Baroque, and Neoclassical, but most of them are exotically 14th- and 15th-­century Gothic, Venice’s “trademark” in architectural styles.

  • It stands opposite the massive triple-arched Palazzo Pretorio, medieval police headquarters.

  • West on the Via Porta Rossa is the 14th-century Palazzo Davanzati; its stern, fortress-like exterior still provides rings at ground level for tethering horses and on upper stories to hold torches and lanterns for festive occasions.

  • On the equally attractive Piazza San Lorenzo, the Palazzo Papale has an impressive 13th-century Gothic loggia, opposite the Cathedral’s intriguing mixture of Gothic campanile (bell tower) and Renaissance façade with Romanesque interior.


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