P.za del Cisternone, 57125 Livorno LI.
|Light:||Incandescent Electric Light System|
|Guided tours:||self guided|
|Address:||Cisternone, P.za del Cisternone, 57125 Livorno LI, Tel: +39-0586-820111.|
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|1829||begin of construction.|
The Cisternoni of Livorno are three large cisterns built in the neoclassical style at Livorno, in Tuscany, Italy. They were built between 1829 and 1848 as part of a complex of purification plants and reservoirs to the Leopoldino aqueduct. A fourth cisternone was planned at Castellaccia but was never built. Cisternone (Great Cistern) located at the Piazza del Cisternone in Livorno. Emperor Augustus decided in the first years of his empire, to move the Tyrrhenian Roman fleet from Sinus Formianus to the Miseno.