This square was the centre of municipal Tivoli. The religiosus, civil and commercial powers were situated in it and represented by the Church of St.Michael, the Arengo Palace (the town-hall building where the popular assembly met), the Municipal Tower and Piazza delle Erbe, a place of market.
The whole monumental complex stood at the centre of an ideal triangle
with the three most important convents placed ai its angles.
These are St.Francis, St.Blaise of the dominicans and St.Michael archangel in the Castrovetere district.
An impressive complex of buildings which almost looks as if it is one with the surrounding rock...
Patrocinio Comune di Tivoli
Assessorato al Turismo