7 Sights in Rovigo, Italy (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Rovigo, 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 7 sights are available in Rovigo, Italy.

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1. Accademia dei Concordi

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The Academy of Concordi is a cultural institute of Rovigo established around 1580 starting from the project conceived by Count Gaspare Campo Grande Lover of science, letters and arts. The Academy was born with the intention of bringing together literate and local scholars to discuss literature, music and art. Replaced the previous academies that arose in the city: that of the sleeping, dissolved in 1562 because suspected of heresy and several members were tried, that of the humble, who had a religious character, and finally that of the knights, formed only by nobles.

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2. Torre Grimani

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The fortifications of the city of Rovigo are considered an emblem of urban historicity and Este domination, throughout the medieval period, outlined in turn by the castle, the towers, doors and historic walls, of which it is still difficult to determine today A precise date to their construction, due to discordant and not very reliable news and sources, although you know belong to the XII century. According to Andrea Nicolio, the works and extensions to the fortifications of Rovigo, would be between 1139-1160 and their completion to the 14th century.

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3. Oratorio della Beata Vergine di Pompei

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The Oratory of the Blessed Virgin of Pompeii, commonly called by the local population of the Church of the Fosse, is a small religious building and a place of worship dedicated to the Madonna del Rosario erected in Rovigo in the twentieth century and located on the crossroads that unites via Nazario Sauro and via Gorizia , via Piave, via Fiume and via Domenico Piva.

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4. Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Sabbioni

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The church of the Santissima Annunziata, called Santa Maria dei Sabbioni, former oratory, is a religious building open to the Christian cult of the Catholic Church located in via Antonio Oroboni in Rovigo, incorporated from the nineteenth century in the municipal cemetery.

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5. Duomo di Rovigo

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The Cathedral of Rovigo is a church of Rovigo dedicated to Santo Stefano, Pope and Martyr. Entitled to Santo Stefano Papa and martyr, it is the cachecode of the diocese of Adria-Rovigo and is also the parish church. It is Italian national monument.

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6. Torre Donà

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Torre Donà is the mastio of the Castello di Rovigo, one of the symbols of the city and one of the three surviving medieval towers of the inhabited center of the southern Veneto, as well as the capital of the homonymous province and Polesine.

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7. Tempio della Beata Vergine del Soccorso (La Rotonda)

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The Beata Vergine del Soccorso Church ("La Rotonda") is a religious building in Rovigo, noted for its octagonal architectural form and historical and religious events related to the socio-cultural evolution of the city.

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