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Originally a swampy area, the Franciscans settled here in 1228, building a small oratory and transforming the neighborhood. The square, dating back to 13th century, became a hub for celebrations, meetings, and markets. In June, the square hosts annual "Calcio" games, a traditional form of football or soccer.