Wednesday, July 20, 2016


Executive summary by darmansjah

Asolo is a town and comune in the Veneto Region of Northern Italy. It is known as "The Pearl of the province of Treviso", and also as "The City of a Hundred Horizons" for its mountain settings.

Main sights

Remains of an amphitheatre (in the Villa Freya) and of an aqueduct.
Rocca (castle, late 12th-early 13th centuries).
The Castle of Caterina Cornaro, now home to the Eleonora Duse theatre.
Palazzo della Ragione, housing the city's museum.
The Cathedral, built in 1747. In the interior is the Assunta altarpiece by Lorenzo Lotto.

Atop the town sits a converted convent that now houses a university: Consortium International for Management and Business Analysis (CIMBA). Students from all over the world live/work/study in Asolo while earning their MBA. CIMBA has a sister campus for undergraduates in Paderno del Grappa.

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