21 Sights in Ascoli Piceno, Italy (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Ascoli Piceno, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 21 sights are available in Ascoli Piceno, Italy.

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1. Palazzo del Governo

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The Government Palace of Ascoli Piceno, also known as Palazzo San Filippo, is considered one of the largest buildings in the city. Its architecture occupies the entire east side of Piazza Fausto Simonetti and houses the headquarters of the Prefecture and the Provincial Administration. The name of Palazzo San Filippo is attributed to this building because, a portion of it, was a convent built in the seventeenth century, belonged to the congregation of the Filippini.

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2. Musei della Cartiera Papale

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The Papal Paper Mill of Ascoli Piceno is an architectural complex made of sturdy regular squared blocks of travertine. The multifunctional vocation of the building has welcomed, over time, various work activities, such as: the paper mill, the water mills, the tanning of fabrics and the ironworks, all carried out with the inseparable and precious symbiosis of the driving force of the waters of the nearby Castellano stream.

Wikipedia: Cartiera papale (IT)

3. Chiesa di San Gregorio Magno

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The church of San Gregorio Magno, in Ascoli Piceno, was born as a transformation into a place of Christian worship of a pagan Roman temple, larger, which was built between the late Republican Age, I century BC, and the early Augustan Age, I century AD in the area, behind the Palazzo dell'Arengo, where the Piazzetta di San Gregorio opens which connects the city floor to the Colle dell'Annunziata.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Gregorio Magno (Ascoli Piceno) (IT)

4. Palazzetto Longobardo

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The Lombard building of Ascoli Piceno is a small medieval building of Romanesque art, used as a home, which has no links with the people of the Lombards. Its architectural composition constitutes a palatium-turris, the only perfectly preserved city example of the early municipal age, which includes the palace and the adjacent Torre degli Ercolani.

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5. Loggia dei Mercanti

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The loggia dei Mercanti is a sixteenth-century work that was leaning against part of the right side of the church of San Francesco, of which it covers about a third, between Corso Mazzini and Piazza del Popolo in Ascoli Piceno. The edge of the western front is located almost exactly at the intersection of the two main roads of the Roman city.

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6. Museo Archeologico Statale di Ascoli Piceno

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The Ascolipiceno National Archaeological Museum is located in Panic Palace in Aringo Square. It is a museum for the region, especially the southernmost parts of the Ascoli region: the Troto Valley and the Tessino Valley, which stretch all the way to the Salino Valley in the province of Tramo, which was attracted to Ascoli in the 19th century.

Wikipedia: Museo archeologico statale di Ascoli Piceno (IT)

7. Teatro Ventidio Basso

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The Ventidio Basso Theater is the communal theater, concert hall, and opera house in the city of Ascoli Piceno region of Marche, Italy. It is located on via del Trivio, in front main cloister of the church of San Francesco, near piazza del Popolo. The exterior was erected in neoclassical-style, with grand interiors.

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8. Forte Malatesta

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The Malatesta fort is a fortified work of urban defense of the city of Ascoli Piceno. Built near the banks of the Castellano stream and the Cecco bridge, an obligatory step for those who entered the city from the east, it was rebuilt on the remains of previous architecture erected over the centuries.

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9. Chiesa di San Salvatore di Sotto

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The church of San Salvatore di Sotto built following the canons of the Romanesque style, currently deconsecrated, is located in the city of Ascoli Piceno. It is so named to distinguish it from the church of San Salvatore di Sopra which was built outside the city walls beyond Porta Romana.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Salvatore di Sotto (IT)

10. Porta della Musa

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In the left side of the Cathedral of Sant'Emidio, the side entry of the Cathedral of Ascoli Piceno called the door of the Musa opens. Poetic denomination that derives from the registration of the distant, in Latin, which can be read in the block of travertine walled near the door:

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11. Chiesa del Santissimo Crocifisso dell'Icona

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The church of the Holy Crucifix of the Icon, also called the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, is a place of Catholic worship, located in Piazza Cecco d'Ascoli in the west of the historic center of Ascoli Piceno, between the Roman theater and the medieval walls with Porta Romana.

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12. Chiesa del Cuore Immacolato di Maria (dei Frati Minori)

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The church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary is located in the Porta Maggiore district, in the Caldaie area, in Ascoli Piceno. The people of Ascoli and in particular the inhabitants of Porta Maggiore usually call it the "church of the Friars" because the Franciscans celebrate there.

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13. Battistero di San Giovanni

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The Ascoli Piceno Baptistery, also known as the baptistery of Saint John, is a religious building found on the eastern end of the piazza Arringo at the center of Ascoli Piceno and sitting next to and just north of the cathedral dedicated to St. Emygdius, the city's patron saint.

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14. Torre degli Ercolani

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The tower of Herculaneum rises slender and powerful in the city of Ascoli Piceno. Its architecture belongs to the medieval complex of Romanesque art which, together with the Lombard palace, is the only example of palatium-turris that has survived intact to this day.

Wikipedia: Torre degli Ercolani (IT)

15. Pinacoteca Civica

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The Civic Art Gallery of Ascoli Piceno, considered among the most important in the Marche region, and central Italy, occupies the North (entirely) and West (partially) wings of the first and second floors of the Palazzo dell'Arengo in Piazza Arringo.

Wikipedia: Pinacoteca civica (Ascoli Piceno) (IT)

16. Monumento a Cecco d'Ascoli

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The monument to Cecco d'Ascoli is a work dedicated to Cecco d'Ascoli to the century Francesco Stabili, illustrious figure of poet, doctor, teacher, philosopher and astrologer / astronomer, located in Ascoli Piceno in Piazza Giacomo Matteotti.

Wikipedia: Monumento a Cecco d'Ascoli (IT)

17. Edicola di Lazzaro Morelli

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Lazaro Morelli's Classical Shrine is located in Popolo Square in Piceno, Ascoli, next to an attic on the outer wall of San Francisco Church. It was built in 1639 to commemorate the Virgin Mary of Reggio. Gerolamo dei Conti Codebo in Modena.

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18. Statua del Cristo Redentore

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The statue of Christ the Redeemer, or of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, is a work built with travertine blocks and is located on the hill of the Sacred Heart, a modest hill located in Ascoli Piceno, in the northern part. It is 12 meters high.

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19. Museo dell'Arte Ceramica

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The Museum of Ceramic Art is located in Ascoli Piceno, in the charming cloister of the former convent of the Romanesque church of San Tommaso overlooking the homonymous square. It was inaugurated on June 1, 2007.

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20. Ponte Romano di Solestà

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The Roman bridge of Solestà is a bridge in the Marche region of Ascoli Piceno. The building dates back to the period of the Augustan age and is boldly thrown between the recessed banks of the river Tronto.

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21. Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Donne

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The church of Santa Maria delle Donne in Ascoli Piceno was built in the early thirteenth century on the plain of San Panfilo, outside the city walls, just beyond Porta Romana, in the homonymous district.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Donne (IT)

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