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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Ascoli Piceno, 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 20 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 called Palazzo San Filippo, is considered among the larger buildings of the city. Its architecture occupies the entire east side of Piazza Fausto Simonetti and hosts the offices of the prefecture and the provincial administration inside. The denomination of Palazzo San Filippo is attributed to this building because, a portion of the same, was a built convent, in the seventeenth century, which belonged to the Congregation of the Filipino.

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2. Chiesa di San Gregorio Magno

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The church of San Gregorio the Great, of Ascoli Piceno, was born as a transformation in place of Christian worship of a greater Roman pagan temple, which was built between the late republican age, the century BC, and the first Augustan age, i century AD In the area, behind the Arengo palace, where the square of San Gregorio opens which connects the city plan to the Colle dell'Annunziata.

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3. Museo Archeologico Statale di Ascoli Piceno

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Il Museo archeologico statale di Ascoli Picenoßospitato all'interno di Palazzo Panichi in Piazza Arringo. Nasce con la funzione di Museo del Territorio e in particolare della fascia più meridionale dell'area ascolana: la valle del Tronto e valle del Tesino con un'espansione fino alla valle del Salino, in provincia di Teramo, che nell'Ottocento gravitava su Ascoli.

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4. Musei della Cartiera Papale

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The Cartiera Papale in Piceno, Ascoli, is a complex made of sturdy squares of travertine. Over time, the building's versatility attracted a variety of work activities, such as paper mills, water mills, tanneries and iron works, all of which took place in the indivisible and precious symbiosis of the water-driven power of the nearby Castellano Rapids.

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5. 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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6. Edicola di Lazzaro Morelli

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The newsstand of Lazzaro Morelli, of classicistic taste, is located in Ascoli Piceno in Piazza del Popolo adhering to an apse of the external wall of the church of San Francesco. It was built in 1639 and dedicated to the Madonna of Reggio at the behest of the client, the governor pro tempore Msgr. Gerolamo of the Codebò accounts of Modena.

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7. Loggia dei Mercanti

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

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8. Forte Malatesta

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The strong Malatesta 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, a must for those who accessed the city from the east area, it was reconstructed on the remains of previous architectures 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 called to distinguish it from the church of San Salvatore di Sopra which was built outside the city walls beyond Porta Romana.

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10. Torre degli Ercolani

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The Torre degli Ercolani 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 Palazzetto constitutes the only example of a citizen of Palatium-Turris who has come to the present day.

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11. 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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12. 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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13. Chiesa del Santissimo Crocifisso dell'Icona

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Santissimo Crocifisso Dell 'Icona Church, also known as Santa Maria delle Grazie Church, is a Catholic place of worship located in Cecco d' Ascoli Square west of the historical center of Piceno, Ascoli, between the Roman theatre and the medieval city walls with Roman gates.

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14. Pinacoteca Civica

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The Civic Pinacoteca of Ascoli Piceno, considered among the most important in the Marche region, and of central Italy, occupies the northern (entirely) and west wings (partially) of the first and second floor of the Arengo palace in the Arringo square.

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15. Monumento a Cecco d'Ascoli

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

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16. 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 north. It is a total of 12 meters high.

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17. Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Donne

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The church of Santa Maria delle Donne of Ascoli Piceno was built at the beginning of the thirteenth century on the Piana di San Panfilo, outside the city walls, just beyond Porta Romana, in the homonymous neighborhood.

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18. Museo dell'Arte Ceramica

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The Museum of Ceramic Art is located in Ascoli Piceno, in the suggestive 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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19. Ponte Romano di Solestà

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The Roman bridge of Solestà is a bridge of the Marche city of Ascoli Piceno. The construction dates back to the period of the Augustan age and is burning boldly among the collected banks of the Tronto river.

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20. Chiesa della Madonna del Ponte

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The church of the Madonna del Ponte is counted among the religious buildings of modest size of the city of Ascoli Piceno. It is located just past the bridge of Santo Spirito, in the district of Porta Cartara.

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