he city contains a picturesque Medieval and Renaissance historic centre, with ancient buildings such as Trento Cathedral and the Castello del Buonconsiglio. An incredibily rich museum offer covering many fields, from art to history, tradition and science, with science being protagonist at the opening of MUSE, the very modern centre designed by Renzo Piano. Unforgettable experiences can be lived in Trento's museums! More info are avilable on the official website of the Trento tourist office.
Modern-day Trento is a cosmopolitan city, with highly developed and organized modern social services becoming an educational, scientific, financial and political centre in Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, in Tyrol and Northern Italy in general. The city often ranks extremely highly out of all 103 Italian cities for quality of life, standard of living, and business and job opportunities.
The Bruno Kessler Foundation (FBK) inherits the activities of the Istituto Trentino di Cultura, which was based on the ideas of Bruno Kessler, a long-time member of the local government and founder of the University of Trento. Established by a law of the Autonomous Province of Trento, FBK operates as private entity. FBK is charged with keeping the province of Trento in the mainstream of European and international research. It does so by attracting women, men and resources at the forefront of technological development and humanities studies. The foundation is also involved in bringing together natural and human sciences, a sign of recognition of the challenges faced by the knowledge society.