Rice-growing conservatory

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Rice-growing conservatory – tenuta colombara

The Torrone della Colombara Estate is situated in the heart of the province of Vercelli. It is the most representative environment of the history of rice-growing. In memory of the centuries-old tradition, the Rice-Growing Conservatory has been created inside it, with the blacksmith’s, carpenter’s, saddler’s, cheesemaker’s and tailor’s workshops, the dwellings, the school, and the dormitory of the mondine (rice mill workers).

Rice-growing conservatory – Tenuta Colombara

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