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Tricolour Flag Hall

A visit of the Tricolour Flag Hall and the Tricolour Flag Museum is necessary to discover the true spirit of the town, a rebellious side that fought to get rid of ancient servitude and to gain control of its future of freedom and equality.
Piazza Prampolini, 1 - 42121 Reggio nell'Emilia
Tricolour Flag Museum

Address and contacts

Piazza Prampolini, 1 - 42121 Reggio nell'Emilia
Phone 0039 0522 456272-456586 - information about the availability of the Tricolour Flag Hall
Phone 0039 0522 456033 - booking of guided tours
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Opening times

It is possible to visit the Hall at the opening times of the Tricolour Flag Museum (Green Pass is required).

The Hall is frequently used for civil weddings and other ceremonies, during which it is closed to the visitors. It is always recommended to call in advance at the number telefono 0039 0522 456272.


Free entrance.
For groups: telephone booking required.

How to get there

Reggio nell'Emilia - town centre

Historical notes

Designed and made by engineer Ludovico Bolognini, from Bologna, in 1774, the Hall was planned as the Town Hall's archives; it was here that, January 7, 1797, representatives of the free municipalities of Reggio, Modena, Bologna and Ferrara met to proclaim the Cispadane Republic, adopting the three-colour (green-white-red) flag, then choosen as the national flag (the prototype had horizontal bands) in 1848. The Tricolour hall represents the town's civic commitment. Today, it is the seat of the Municipal Council. The town standard, decorated with a gold medal is also kept here. The "Madonna della Ghiara" is depicted on one side, with Saints Prospero, Grisante and Daria; on the other side is the Town Hall coat of arms. The Town Hall is also used for weddings, conferences and other cultural events. Every year, January 7, Reggio Emilia celebrates the anniversary of the proclamation of the Tricolour flag through civil, religious and cultural events.

Tours and details

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