Right outside Hotel Universo, you will find it on your right. In 1577 Niccolò Ammannati was commissioned with the construction of this building which supposed to be the symbol of power. Noteworthy is the deliberate asymmetry to underscore the spontaneousness of Lucca's Renaissance as opposed to the symmetry typical of the style in Florence. Filippo Juvarra too contributed to the works creating the main portal. Finally, Lorenzo Nottolini, on commission of Elisa Baciocchi Bonaparte, designed the structure according the canons of those days.