9 Sights in Modena, Italy (with Map and Images)
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1. Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari - MEF Modena
Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari is a museum in Modena focused on the life and work of Enzo Ferrari, the founder of the Ferrari sports car marque. The museum complex includes two separate buildings, a former house and workshop that belonged to Enzo Ferrari's father, and a new building designed by the architectural practice Future Systems. The new 6,000 square metres (65,000 sq ft) building houses, in a large gallery, a permanent exhibition displaying some of the most noteworthy Ferrari’s automobiles, including rare cars of the 1950s, Formula One race cars and more recent sports cars.
2. Duomo di Modena
Modena Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Modena, Italy, dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and Saint Geminianus. Formerly the seat of the Diocese, later Archdiocese, of Modena, it has been since 1986 the archiepiscopal seat of the Archdiocese of Modena-Nonantola. Consecrated in 1184, it is an important Romanesque building in Europe, and along with its bell tower, the Torre della Ghirlandina, is designated as a World Heritage Site.
3. San Carlo
The College of the Nobles of San Carlo is a private Institute of Modenese training and research active in the context of philosophy, human and social sciences and religious sciences. From its origin it is based in the historic center of Modena in the Baroque palace which, with the adjoining church of San Carlo, constitutes one of the most valuable complexes of the city. In 1954 he was erected to the Foundation.
4. Tempio monumentale San Giuseppe ai caduti in guerra
The Tempio Monumentale San Giuseppe or simplified as Tempio San Giuseppe was constructed in Modena, Italy, as a memorial for the 7237 fallen Modenese soldiers in the First World War. It is a Roman Catholic parish. It is located on Piazzale Natale Bruni, just off the Northwest corner of the Este Ducal Gardens, now the University of Modena Botanical Gardens.
5. San Pietro
The church of San Pietro Apostolo is a religious building in Modena. The abbey, overlooking the homonymous via San Pietro, is located in the south-eastern part of the historic center, delimited by Viale Martiri della Libertà and viale Rimembranze. Annexed to the building is the monastery of San Pietro, belonging to the Benedictine order.
6. Madonna del Voto
The church of Chiesa del Voto or Votive Church of Modena is a Baroque style church in the city of Modena, Italy. It is located near the town center, and was built to give thanks for the cessation of the plague of 1630. Older texts cite a full name of the church of the Madonna Santissima del voto della Città.
7. Parco di Piazza d'Armi
The Novi Ark or Noviark Archaeological Park is an archaeological site and an outdoor museum located in Modena, which extends for about two hectares inside the Novi Sad park, near the former Foro Boario, now home to the Faculty of Economics of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.
8. Teatro comunale Pavarotti-Freni
The Teatro Comunale Pavarotti-Freni is the main opera house in the city of Modena. Designed in 1838 and inaugurated on 2 October 1841, it was built by Francesco Vandelli, architect of the court of Duke Francesco IV of Modena.
9. Santa Maria Pomposa
The church of Santa Maria della Pomposa in Modena, Italy, is an ancient church in the city, once located at the edge of the city walls. Its name derives from the Pomposa Abbey located near the delta of the Po River.
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