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Arezzo panoramic view
Tuscany - Arezzo panoramic view
Arezzo is one of Tuscany's wealthiest cities, its prosperity based on a thriving jewelry industry. Located on the hill dominating the valley of the Arno, Tiber and Chiana rivers, 81 km southeast of Florence, Arezzo is an ancient Etruscan settlement. The town is surrended by strong walls.
In 1st century BC, under the Roman domination it became a Municipio, in 11th century became a Free City, in 1289 defeated by Florence became part of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany and in 1860 it became part of the Kingdom of Italy.