Already an important river port before the year 1000, Pordenone is characterised by the many bridges which have been built over the River Nocello which flows through the town. In the historic center of Pordenone, with its main street "Corso Vittorio Emanuele", there are a great number of buildings and monuments to admire, varying in style from the Gothic to the Renaissance and Baroque.
To visit: the Cathedral, Palazzo Ricchieri, Palazzo Amalteo, Palazzo Comunale, Palazzo Gregoris, Villa Galvani, Casa Mantica, Casa Palazzo Motoreale-Mantica, the Science Museum, the Library, the Concordia Theatre, the Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art, the Historical Archivi of the Diocese of Concordia-Pordenone, the Christ's Church, the Church of the Holy Trinity, the Church of St Francesco, the Church of St Giorgio, the Church of Beato Odorico of Pordenone.
A trip to the ancient cotton factories of the 1800's is of certain interest. In the immediate vicinity of Pordenone one finds Torre with its imposing Castle, the Villanova district and the Neogothic Church of Roraigrande at Vallenoncello.