6 Sights in L'Aquila, Italy (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in L'Aquila, 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 6 sights are available in L'Aquila, Italy.

Sightseeing Tours in L'Aquila

1. Chiesa di Santa Maria Paganica

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Chiesa di Santa Maria Paganica

The church of Santa Maria Paganica is a religious building in L'Aquila. It owes its name to the village of Paganica, now a hamlet, whose inhabitants contributed to the foundation of the city in the 13th century. For its importance, it is considered a chief quarter church and extends its name to the historic district in which it is located. In 1902 it was declared a national monument. It was severely damaged by the earthquake in 2009. In January 2023, the building and restoration of the church has not yet begun.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Maria Paganica (IT)

2. Auditorium del Parco

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The Auditorium of the Park, also known as the Auditorium of the Castle by virtue of its location, is a musical and theatrical complex located in L'Aquila, within the park of the Spanish Fort. Born from an idea of Claudio Abbado and designed by the architect Renzo Piano, it was built thanks to the contribution of the autonomous province of Trento as a sign of solidarity after the destruction of the 2009 earthquake.

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3. Stazione osservativa di Campo Imperatore

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The Astronomical Observatory of Campo Imperatore, now called the Observational Station of Campo Imperatore, is an astronomical observation center founded in 1965 as part of the Astronomical Observatory of Rome on the homonymous plateau at 2200 m a.s.l. and still used today for scientific and popular research activities. Since 2017 he has been managed by the Astronomical Observatory of Abruzzo.

Wikipedia: Osservatorio astronomico di Campo Imperatore (IT)

4. Museo archeologico di Santa Maria dei Raccomandati (closed)

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The Archaeological Museum of Santa Maria dei Recommandati is a museum based in L'Aquila, not yet officially opened. It is located in the former convent of the same name that gives over the course of the Abruzzo capital and hosts an important archaeological collection of the region.

Wikipedia: Museo archeologico di Santa Maria dei Raccomandati (IT)

5. MAXXI L'Aquila

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Maxxi L'Aquila is a museum of contemporary art located in L'Aquila, at Palazzo Ardinghelli, as the detached office of the Maxxi - National Museum of the Arts of the 21st century of Rome; The opening to the public took place on June 3, 2021.

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6. Casa museo Signorini Corsi (closed)

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The Casa Museo Signorini Corsi is a historic building in L'Aquila, home to the collection of art furniture, paintings and coins that the lawyer Luigi Signorini Corsi gave the municipal administration in 1967.

Wikipedia: Casa museo Signorini Corsi (IT)


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