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    San Carlo Borromeo: Colossale statua in rame eretta vicino ad Arona nel 1697 su disegno di G.B. Crespi detto il Cerano in onore di San Carlo Borromeo. Alta 33 metri compreso il piedistallo, sorge sopra Arona, ed è possibile visitarla all’interno salendo fino alla testa dove trovano posto sei persone. Meraviglioso lo splendido panorama del lago e della rocca di Angera che si ammira dalle aperture degli occhi.
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    The Gignese Museum is the only one in the world devoted to umbrellas and parasols; its collection comprises over a thousand examples of umbrellas, parasols and handles. Some items are curiosities, or of considerable historical and cultural importance, like the umbrellas that belonged to Queen Margherita of Savoy or the Risorgimento patriot and politician Giuseppe Mazzini. The showcases display finely made and exquisitely decorated umbrellas, which visitors will find intriguing and ravishingly pretty. The section devoted to the life of the umbrella-makers includes photographs of pioneer craftsmen, rudimentary tools from workshops of the past, and the tools that the umbrella makers/menders used when they plied their trade in the streets of Italy and throughout the world.

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    Landscape Museum – Verbania Pallanza

    The Museo del Paesaggio (“Landscape Museum”) of Verbania is one of the focal points of the local artistic heritage, with the most important collection of painting and sculpture in the area.  It was founded in 1909 by Antonio Massara, a man of letters and popular culture, with the intention of highlighting the scenic beauty of the Lake Maggiore area through art. The Museum is housed in three separate buildings:Palazzo Viani DugnaniPalazzo Biumi Innocentiand Casa CerettiPalazzo Viani Dugnani, in Verbania Pallanza, contains paintings by major local artists such as Daniele Ranzoni, Achille Tominetti, Carlo Fornara and Mario Tozzi. These pictures, of rare beauty, date from a period starting in the second half of the 19th century, when Romanticism was followed by the “Scapigliatura” movement and by Symbolism.