Explore interesting sights in Benevento, 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 13 sights are available in Benevento, Italy.Sightseeing Tours in Benevento
1. Edificio termale
The name Terme di San Cristiano is used informally to denote a Roman building, probably thermal, located in the Triggio district in Benevento, around the church dedicated to the saint. What remains of the structure consists of two distinct parts: one, historically known, are three rooms incorporated in the buildings west of via San Cristiano; The other consists of some ruins in the relevance of the Campi house, east of this road. The latter were the subject of archaeological excavations in the 2000s, but the results of the study were not published.
2. Cripta di San Marco dei Sabariani
The church of San Marco dei Sabariani was a medieval church of Benevento, placed under the iUspatronato of the Sabarian family and dedicated to San Marco di Eca, of which perhaps the relics kept. The building occupied part of the current Piazza Salvatore Sabariani, and was destroyed by the Sannio earthquake of 1688. The crypt remains, containing important frescoes from Benevento school, of Lombard or immediately following Lombard age; Found in 2007, it is currently in a state of abandonment and at a serious risk of deterioration.
3. Santi Quaranta
The Quaranta Saints are the remains of a long cryptoportic of the Roman age located in Benevento, between the San Lorenzo district and the rural area of Cellarulo, in correspondence with a cliff on the left of the Basilica of the Madonna delle Grazie. The building consisted of a system of vaulted galleries, uncertain dating and use; More precisely, there was at least a long corridor to which two transverse, shorter transversal were connected.
4. Terme romane - resti della chiesa di San Pietro delle Monache
The Monastery of San Pietro delle Monache was a Benedictine Female Foundation of Benevento. Safely certified from the 11th century, it was definitively suppressed in 1865. Its structures, reused by the tobacconist agency, ended up destroyed by the bombings of 1943. Few ruins remain, which reveal more than anything else the pre -existences of the Roman age on to which the monastery had been erected.
5. Anfiteatro romano di Benevento
The Roman amphitheater was a monumental building of ancient Benevento. Historical sources suggest that it existed in the year 63, because Nero witnessed a gladiatorial show in the city. The remains of the building were found in 1985 between via Munazio Planco and the Leproso bridge. Part of the building is buried under the tracks of the Benevento-Cancello railway.
6. Chiesa di San Francesco
The church and convent of San Francesco d'Assisi are located in Piazza Dogana in the historic center of Benevento. According to tradition, the settlement of a Franciscan community in Benevento followed the arrival in the city of Francis of Assisi himself. The convent complex, although rebuilt, is one of the main expressions of Gothic architecture in Benevento.
7. Chiesa di Sant'Ilario a Port'Aurea
The former church of Sant'Ilario in Port'Aurea, built by the Lombards, is located in the city of Benevento, along Via San Pasquale, which was a stretch of the Via Traiana. The name of the church derives from its proximity to the Arch of Trajan, which in the Middle Ages, inserted in the city walls, took the name of Porta Aurea.
8. Cattedrale di Sancta Maria de Episcopio
Benevento Cathedral is a church in Benevento, southern Italy. The cathedral is the seat of the Archbishops of Benevento. It dates from the Lombard foundation of the Duchy of Benevento, in the late 8th century, but after its destruction during Allied bombings in the course of World War II, it was largely rebuilt in the 1960s.
9. Ponte delle Serretelle
The bridge of Serretelle is an arched bridge considered of Roman origin, which rises near Benevento, between the hill of the Gran Potenza and the Serretelle torrent. Under it flowed a modest stream that, descending from the hill, flowed into the stream. The bridge, now falling into disuse, has partly collapsed.
10. Basilica della Madonna delle Grazie
The Basilica of Maria Santissima delle Grazie is a nineteenth -century monumental church of Benevento, to whom a Franciscan convent was annexed, which was reconstructed after the Second World War. The area where the basilica is present measures an altitude of 126 m a.s.l.m ..
11. Chiesa di Santa Maria della Verità
The church of Santa Maria della Verità is located in the city of Benevento in Piazza Caio Ponzio Telesino, in the Triggio district. It is built on the ruins of the Roman theatre of Benevento. It was called, and some still call it today, a new parish.
12. Chiesa di San Domenico
The church of San Domenico is a Baroque church of Benevento; it is located in Piazza Guerrazzi. There is a convent, now the seat of the Rectorate of the University of Sannio. Its garden houses the Hortus Conclusus of Mimmo Paladino.
13. Chiesa di Santa Sofia
Santa Sofia is a Roman Catholic church in the town of Benevento, in the region of Campania, in southern Italy; founded in the late-8th century, it retains many elements of its original Lombard architecture.
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