12 Sights in Rovigo, Italy (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Rovigo, 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 12 sights are available in Rovigo, Italy.List of cities in ItalySightseeing Tours in Rovigo
1. Accademia dei Concordi
The Accademia dei Concordi is a cultural institute in Rovigo established around 1580 starting from the project conceived by Count Gaspare Campo, a great lover of science, letters and arts. The academy was born with the intention of bringing together local writers and scholars to discuss literature, music and art. It replaced the previous Academies that arose in the city: that of the Addormentati, dissolved in 1562 because suspected of heresy and several members were tried, that of the Humble, which had a religious character, and finally that of the Knights, formed only by nobles.
2. Torre Grimani
The fortifications of the city of Rovigo are considered emblem of urban historicity and of the Este domination, throughout the medieval period, outlined in turn by the Castle, the towers, the gates and the historic walls, of which it is still difficult to determine a precise date for their construction, due to discordant and unreliable news and sources, although they are known to belong to the twelfth century. According to Andrea Nicolio, the works and extensions to the fortifications of Rovigo, would be placed between 1139-1160 and their completion to the fourteenth century.
3. Chiesa di San Zenone
The church of San Zenone is a religious building located in Boara Polesine, a hamlet of Rovigo and suppressed municipality, located near the right bank of the river Adige, to which it shows the façade. Dating back to the second half of the eighteenth century, the church, the only building of worship in the town, is according to the territorial subdivision of the Catholic Church, parish seat and archpriest, and preserves some valuable works of art as well as one of the few pipe organs made by Gaetano Callido present in the Polesine territory.
Wikipedia: Chiesa di San Zenone (Rovigo, Boara Polesine) (IT)
4. San Bartolomeo (San Bortolo)
The church of San Bartolomeo, popularly known as San Bortolo, is a religious building open to Christian worship of the Catholic Church located in Rovigo in Piazzale San Bortolo adjacent to Via Antonio Oroboni. The structure, one of the rare examples of religious architecture of the sixteenth century present in Polesine, integrates some baroque elements such as stuccoes and frescoes of the following century.
5. Oratorio della Beata Vergine di Pompei
The Oratory of the Blessed Virgin of Pompeii, commonly called by the local population Chiesetta delle fosse, is a small religious building and place of worship dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary erected in Rovigo in the twentieth century and located on the crossroads that joins Via Nazario Sauro and Via Gorizia, Via Piave, Via Fiume and Via Domenico Piva.
Wikipedia: Oratorio della Beata Vergine di Pompei (Rovigo) (IT)
6. Teatro Sociale
The Teatro Sociale is an Italian opera house located in Rovigo, capital of the homonymous province of Veneto and the territory of Polesine, overlooking Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi. Designed by the Rodigino architect Sante Baseggio in neoclassical style, it was completed in 1819 and rebuilt on the original model in 1902 due to a serious fire.
7. Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Sabbioni
The church of the Santissima Annunziata, called Santa Maria dei Sabbioni, formerly an oratory, is a religious building open to Christian worship of the Catholic Church located in Via Antonio Oroboni in Rovigo, incorporated since the nineteenth century in the municipal cemetery.
8. Chiesa di Sant'Apollinare
The church of Sant'Apollinare, also known as the minor basilica of Sant'Apollinare Bishop and Martyr, is the parish church of Sant'Apollinare, a hamlet of Rovigo, in the province of Rovigo and diocese of Adria-Rovigo; it is part of the Vicariate of Rovigo.
9. Duomo di Rovigo
The Cathedral of Rovigo is a church in Rovigo dedicated to St. Stephen, pope and martyr. Dedicated to St. Stephen, Pope and martyr, it is the co-cathedral of the diocese of Adria-Rovigo and is also a parish church. It is an Italian national monument.
10. Torre Donà
Torre Donà is the keep of the castle of Rovigo, one of the symbols of the city and one of the three surviving medieval towers of the town of southern Veneto, as well as the capital of the homonymous province and Polesine.
11. Tempio della Beata Vergine del Soccorso (La Rotonda)
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.
Wikipedia: Chiesa della Beata Vergine del Soccorso (Rovigo) (IT)
12. Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta
The Church of Santa Maria Asonta is the parish of Grignano Polesine, a small village in Rovigo, in the Italian province of Rovigo, and is part of the parish of Adria-Rovigo; It is part of the parish of Rovigo.
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