Explore interesting sights in Asti, 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 14 sights are available in Asti, Italy.Sightseeing Tours in Asti
1. Teatro Alfieri
The Alfieri Theatre is the most important theatre in Asti. Founded in 1860 by private shareholders, it has been owned by the city since 1940 and is home to important events and theatrical, musical and opera performances. It is structured around three main parts: the stalls, the barcaccia and the boxes, with a central representative stage. The Alfieri Theatre is located in the historic part of the city, in the immediate vicinity of the Civic Palace. Since 1979 it has undergone extensive renovations, completed in 2002.
2. Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta
Asti Cathedral, the episcopal seat of the Diocese of Asti, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Asti, Piedmont, Italy. It is dedicated to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and to Saint Gotthard, and at 82m long and 24m in height and width, is one of the largest churches in Piedmont, the highest expression of Gothic architecture of the region, and among the best examples of Lombard Romanesque appreciable in northern Italy.
3. Santuario della Madonna del Portone
The diocesan sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin of the door, more commonly called by the Astigiani Madonna del Portone, or also, in the Latin liturgical Porta Paradisi, is a Catholic church, built by incorporating the door of the walls of the ancient village of San Marco, on which it came Then built the primitive church, whose small apse is now incorporated into the current sanctuary.
4. Museo Diocesano San Giovanni
The Diocesan Museum of Asti is a museum space, opened to the public in 2010 with the aim of preserving the artistic heritage of the diocese of Asti. Located in the hall of the former church of San Giovanni, in the larger complex of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, the museum is still being completed. The exhibition spaces are used periodically for temporary exhibitions.
5. Chiesa di Santa Maria di Viatosto
The church of Viatosto is a Catholic church located about 2.5 km from the city center of Asti in the Borgo Viatosto. The building blends Romanesque elements with the inclusion of Gothic elements that harmonize perfectly with the previous structures. From the churchyard, you can admire a beautiful view of the city.
6. Collegiata di San Secondo
The Collegiate Church of San Secondo is one of the oldest Gothic churches in Asti. With the adjacent town hall and overlooking the square of the same name, it is the heart of the city. Dedicated to San Secondo, patron saint of the city, according to tradition it was built on the site of his martyrdom and burial.
7. Chiesa di Santa Maria Nuova
The church of Santa Maria Nuova di Asti is a very ancient Catholic Church; In the past it was an abbey before the Augustinians and then of the Lateran Canons. It is located in the east of the city on the ancient Via Maestra. It was recently given on loan for use to the Orthodox community for 10 years.
8. Cripta e museo di Sant'Anastasio
The crypt of Sant'Anastasio is a construction that arose below the alta -medieval religious complex of Sant'Anastasio. It is located in Asti in the cathedral district, a few hundred meters from the cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta. The crypt is inserted in the complex of the Sant'Anastasio Museum.
9. Teatro Giraudi (ex chiesa san Giuseppe)
The former church of San Giuseppe is a building in Asti, which until the eighteenth century, has performed ecclesiastical function. In recent years, some restoration and structural consolidation interventions have made it possible to transform it into the city exhibitions and cultural events.
10. Battistero di San Pietro
The church of San Pietro in Consavia, or complex of the Baptistery of San Pietro, is a Catholic church of Asti, in Corso Vittorio Alfieri 6, consisting of four buildings datable between the twelfth and fourteenth centuries located at the east end of the Via Maestra in the Borgo San Pietro.
11. Museo archeologico e paleontologico
The Paleontological Museum Territorial of the Asti area also called the Fossili Museum, is located in the Palazzo del Michelerio di Asti, is one of the most important realities managed by the management body of the Asti Paleontological park, an entity prepared by the Piedmont Region.
12. Monumento a Vittorio Alfieri
Asti is a comune of 74,348 inhabitants (1-1-2021) located in the Piedmont region of northwestern Italy, about 55 kilometres east of Turin in the plain of the Tanaro River. It is the capital of the province of Asti and it is deemed to be the modern capital of Montferrat.
13. Museo del Risorgimento
The Museum of the Risorgimento is an exhibition space located in Asti near Palazzo Ottolenghi. It is dedicated to the Risorgimento and contains finds that can be dated from 1797 to 1870. The collections complement testimonies of the first and second world wars.
14. Chiesa di Santa Caterina
The church of Santa Caterina is a Catholic church of Asti, located in the Santa Caterina district, adjacent to the district teacher. It is in Baroque style with initial neoclassical influences, and is dedicated to the cult of Caterina d'Alessandria.
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