9 Sights in Modena, Italy (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Modena, 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 9 sights are available in Modena, Italy.

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1. Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari - MEF Modena

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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.

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2. Duomo di Modena

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Duomo di Modena The original uploader was Bergonzc at English Wikipedia. / CC-BY-SA-3.0

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.

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3. San Carlo

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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 located 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.

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4. Tempio monumentale San Giuseppe ai caduti in guerra

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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.

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5. San Pietro

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The church of San Pietro is a religious building in Modena. The church, 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 fallen in war. Annexed to the building is the convent of San Pietro, belonging to the Benedictine order.

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6. Madonna del Voto

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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.

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7. Parco di Piazza d'Armi

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Parco di Piazza d'Armi Provincia di Modena / CC BY 4.0

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.

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8. Monumento a Nicola Fabrizi

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Monumento a Nicola Fabrizi No machine-readable author provided. Aldebaran2 assumed (based on copyright claims). / Public domain

Nicola Fabrizi was an Italian patriot, born at Sassi, Garfagnana under the jurisdiction of Modena. Fabrizi was one of the most militant and dedicated leaders of the Risorgimento, the movement aimed at the unification of Italy.

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9. Santa Maria Pomposa

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Santa Maria Pomposa Icco80 / Public domain

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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