18 Sights in Perugia, Italy (with Map and Images)

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1. Palazzo dei Priori

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The Palazzo dei Priori or comunale is one of the best examples in Italy of a public palace from the communal era. It is located in the central Piazza IV Novembre in Perugia, Umbria. It extends along Corso Vannucci up to Via Boncambi. It still houses part of the municipality, and, on the third floor, the Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria. It takes its name from the Priori, the highest political authority governing the city in the medieval era.

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2. Casa Museo Palazzo Sorbello

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Palazzo Sorbello is a historic building in Perugia built at the end of the sixteenth century. Located in the city center, a short distance from the Cathedral of San Lorenzo, the access portal of the building opens in 9 in Piazza Piccinino, in front of the true of the Etruscan well, an important hypogeum monument citizen of the Etruscan era, whose access is given by some rooms located right in the basement of the same building. Property from the end of the eighteenth century of the Marquises Bourbon of Sorbello, is currently home to the Ranieri di Sorbello Foundation which since 2010 has given a museum destination to some environments of the ground floor and the noble floor.

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3. Galleria nazionale dell'Umbria

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The Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria the Italian national paintings collection of Umbria, housed in the Palazzo dei Priori, Perugia, in central Italy. Located on the upper floors of the Palazzo dei Priori, the exhibition spaces occupy two floors and the collection comprises the greatest representation of the Umbrian School of painting, ranging from the 13th to the 19th century, strongest in the fourteenth through sixteenth centuries. The collection is presented in 40 exhibition rooms in the Palazzo. On the second floor of the Gallery, there is an exhibition space for temporary collections, changed several times a year.

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4. Arco Etrusco

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The Etruscan Arch or Arch of Augustus or Augustus Gate is one of eight gates in the Etruscan wall of Perusia, known today as Perugia. It is one of the only two surviving gates along with the Porta Marzia to the south. It was constructed in the second half of the 3rd century BC and was restored by Augustus in 40 BC after his victory in the Perusine War. Representing the best surviving and most monumental of the Etruscan city gates it opens onto the cardo maximus of the city, corresponding to the modern Ulisse Rocchi Road.

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5. Tempio di Sant'Angelo

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San Michele Arcangelo, also known as Sant'Angelo, is a paleo-Christian temple in the city of Perugia in Umbria. The circular building dates to the 5th to 6th century, and incorporates corinthian capped columns from a prior pagan temple. It is dedicated to the Archangel Michael, whose churches were often located in elevated spots. The small round church is also often called Tempio or Tempietto, and is located in the neighborhood Borgo Sant'Angelo, near the ancient northern gate of the city.

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6. chiesa di S. Filippo Neri

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The church of San Filippo Neri, also known as the church of the Immaculate Conception or Chiesa Nuova, is one of the most important places of worship in the city of Perugia. Located in the historic center of Perugia on the axis of Via dei Priori, Via Della Cupa and Via della Stella, in the Porta Santa Susanna district, it was built in the seventeenth century (1627-1665) on a project by the Roman architect Paolo Maruscelli, and is among the most important examples of Baroque in Perugia.

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7. Chiesa di San Matteo degli Armeni

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Chiesa di San Matteo degli Armeni Clodcardinali / CC BY-SA 3.0

San Matteo degli Armeni is a church located in one of the most picturesque areas of Perugia, halfway between the Cassero di Porta di Sant'Angelo, with the Temple of Sant'Angelo, and the Franciscan convent of Monteripido. The church is part of the larger monumental complex of San Matteo degli Armeni, formed by numerous interconnected buildings in the shape of a "U" with a small internal courtyard in the center overlooking the large garden that covers an area of about 4800 m².

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8. Porta San Pietro

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Porta San Pietro G.dallorto / Attribution

The Porta di San Pietro, or Porta Romana, is one of the medieval gates of Perugia. Inserted in the walls of the XIII-XIV century, it is located at the end of Corso Cavour and delimits the beginning of Borgo XX Giugno, known as the "beautiful village". The gate gives its name to the Rione Porta San Pietro, one of the five historic districts of the city.

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9. Arco di Sant'Ercolano

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The Arch of St. Herculaneum is located in Perugia on the homonymous stairs of Sant'Ercolano. It was part of the city walls of Etruscan origin, built in the second half of the third century BC. It was one of the 7 gateways to the Etruscan city. It was remodelled in the Middle Ages and the original round arch was replaced by an ogival arch.

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10. Oratorio di San Bernardino

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Oratorio di San Bernardino G.dallorto / Attribution

The Oratory of San Bernardino is an oratory in the city of Perugia in Italy, located on piazza San Francesco next to the basilica of San Francesco al Prato. Dedicated to saint Bernardino of Siena and completed in 1452, it is notable for its 1457-61 multi-coloured façade covered in reliefs by the Renaissance artist Agostino di Duccio.

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11. Porta di Sant'Angelo

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The template of the San Angelo Gate is one of the medieval gates on the walls of Perugia, located in the district of San Angelo, at the end of Garibaldi Corso, adjacent to the Temple of San Angelo. It can be seen in the banner of justice painted by Perugino (1496-1498), which is preserved at the Umbrian National Gallery.

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12. San Francesco al Prato

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The church of San Francesco al Prato is a deconsecrated church dating back to the thirteenth century, now used as an auditorium. It is located in Perugia, in the homonymous square, next to the Renaissance oratory of San Bernardino, part of the monastic complex of San Francesco.

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13. Cattedrale di San Lorenzo

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Perugia Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Perugia, Umbria, central Italy, dedicated to Saint Lawrence. Formerly the seat of the bishops and archbishops of Perugia, it has been since 1986 the archiepiscopal seat of the Archdiocese of Perugia-Città della Pieve.

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14. Museo civico di Palazzo della Penna-Centro di Cultura Contemporanea

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The Palazzo della Penna is located in Via Podiani 11 in Perugia and is home to the Civic Museum of Palazzo della Penna-Center of Contemporary Culture, the Deputation of Homeland History for Umbria, the Department of Culture and other municipal offices.

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15. Cappella di San Severo

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The Chapel of San Severo is part of the camaldolese Monastery complex near the Church of San Severo in Perugia. Today, it is a small museum dedicated to the trinity and saint murals of Raphael and Perugino, dating back to 1505-1508 and 1521.

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16. Collegio del Cambio

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The Collegio del Cambio, is the historic seat of the exchange guild in the Palazzo dei Priori in the city of Perugia, Italy. It was built between 1452 and 1457 and now houses a number of artistic masterpieces.

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17. San Costanzo

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The church of San Costanzo is a parish church in the city of Perugia, dedicated to one of the patrons of the Umbrian capital. In October 2008, Pope Benedict XVI elevated it to the dignity of a minor basilica.

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18. Chiesa di Sant'Ercolano

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The church of Sant'Ercolano is a place of Catholic worship located in Perugia at the intersection of Via Sant'Ercolano and Viale Indipendenza, adjacent to the staircases bearing the same name of the saint.

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