6 Sights in Anacapri, Italy (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Anacapri, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Anacapri, Italy.

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1. Chiesa di Santa Sofia

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Santa Sofia is a Roman catholic church located in the Piazza of Anacapri, on the island of Capri, Italy. It dates to 1596 when it replaced Chiesa di Santa Maria di Costantinopoli as the parish church. Some of the building materials and fittings, such as the sacristy and oratorio, were originally in the Chiesa di San Carlo. The church chapels are dedicated to Sant'Antonio, Anacapri's patron saint, and the Madonna del Buon Consiglio. Architectural features include two bell towers and a baroque facade. The wedding of Guiliana DePandi and Bill Rancic occurred at the Chiesa di Santa Sofia.

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2. Castello di Barbarossa

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Castello di Barbarossa / Public domain

Castello Barbarossa is an archaeological ruin and ornithological station in Anacapri, on the island of Capri, Italy. It is named after the former corsair and Ottoman Kapudan Pasha (Admiral) Hayreddin Barbarossa, who stormed it in 1535 and destroyed it in 1544. The construction date is uncertain but it perhaps dates back to the late ninth century. From 1898, the structure, now in ruins, was owned by the Swedish psychiatrist Axel Munthe who donated it to his foundation. The surroundings, interesting for their botanical features, are home to the island's ornithological station.

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3. Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo

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San Michele Arcangelo is a Roman catholic church located in Anacapri, Capri, Italy. Located on Piazza San Nicola and built in 1719, it is octagonal in shape and of Baroque style. The church received a "monument" designation due to its notable majolica floor mosaic.

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4. Grotta di Matermania

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The Grotta di Matromania is a large, natural cave on the east coast of the island of Capri, Italy. It is located near the Arco Naturale. The cave is approximately 27 m long, 18 m wide, and 18 m high. It is connected with Mithras.

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5. Arco Naturale

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Arco Naturale Morn the Gorn
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The Arco Naturale is a natural arch on the east coast of the island of Capri. Dating from the Paleolithic age, it is the remains of a collapsed grotto. The arch spans 12 m at a height of 18 m above ground and consists of limestone.

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6. Scala Fenicia

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The Phoenician Steps of Capri are a long and steep stone stairway that unites the population center of Capri with that of Anacapri. The stairway was made probably by ancient Greek colonists, however, rather than by Phoenicians.

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