19 Sights in Spoleto, Italy (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Spoleto, 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 19 sights are available in Spoleto, Italy.

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1. Museo Carandente, Palazzo Collicola - Arti visive

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Palazzo Collicola is a museum entitled to the memory of Giovanni Carandente located inside Palazzo Collicola, an eighteenth -century building that occupies the entire western side of the homonymous square in the historic center of Spoleto. Inaugurated in 2000 it was then rearranged in 2019. Together with the Burri collection in Città di Castello it is the most important contemporary art museum in Umbria. Before 2009 he was called Civic Gallery of Modern Art. After Gianluca Marziani (2010-2018), since 2019 the direction passed into the hands of the critic and art historian Marco Tonelli, who was a collaborator of Carandente.

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2. Madonna della Piaggia

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The church of Santa Maria della Concezione is located in Spoleto, in an area once occupied by the gardens of the Augustinian convent of San Nicolò. Locally it is also known as Santa Maria della Piaggia. After the unification of Italy it was reduced for military use and used as a warehouse by the Military District Umberto I and later by the Municipality. Only in 2005 was he returned to worship.

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3. Spoletosfera

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Spoletosphere is a technical structure called "geodetic", donated to the city of Spoleto in 1967 by the author/inventor the architect Richard Buckminster Fuller on the occasion of the X Festival of the two worlds. In conjunction, Giovanni Carandente settles a personal exhibition by Fuller entitled: "The facilities of Fuller: 40 years of architectural research, 1927-1967".

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4. Octetra

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Isamu Noguchi was an American artist and landscape architect whose artistic career spanned six decades, from the 1920s onward. Known for his sculpture and public artworks, Noguchi also designed stage sets for various Martha Graham productions, and several mass-produced lamps and furniture pieces, some of which are still manufactured and sold.

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5. Museo archeologico nazionale

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The monumental complex of Sant'Agata is located inside the archaeological area of Spoleto in the area between via di Sant'Agata and via delle Terme; It is composed of the former monastery of Sant'Agata, the former adjacent church and the Roman theater. They are together exhibition places, locations of temporary exhibitions, events and shows.

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6. Ponte Sanguinario

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The bloody bridge is a bridge, a historic monument, located in the subsoil in the eastern area of Piazza della Vittoria in Spoleto, a few meters from the San Gregorio Porta and the Basilica of San Gregorio Maggiore. Access is made possible by a short staircase, delimited by an iron balustrade, which breaks under the road surface.

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7. Comune di Spoleto

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The Palazzo Comunale di Spoleto is located halfway between the Forum, the current market square, and the Piazza del Duomo, in an area where gentlemen, private or representative houses arose since ancient times. Its foundations in fact rest in part on the area of the Roman house discovered by Giuseppe Sordini in 1885.

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8. Torre dell’Olio

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The Torre dell'Olio is an ancient thirteenth -century tower located in the historic center of Spoleto; It is incorporated into Palazzo Vigili, near the escape door. With a height of 45.50 meters, it is the highest tower in the city. It is entirely private property, divided between 5-6 owners. It cannot be visited.

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9. Casina dell'ippocastano

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The Happocastani farmhouse, or Hippocastan Casina, is a small alpine -style construction erected around 1880; It is located immersed in the public gardens of the historic center of Spoleto, in the crossroads between via Martiri della Resistenza and Viale Matteotti, in front of the spoletosphere.

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10. Colonna del viaggiatore

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Sculptures in the city was an open -air exhibition/set -up that saw the city of Spoleto transformed into a "museum city" in the summer of 1962, as part of the fifth edition of the Festival of the two worlds. It constitutes one of the most salient episodes of 20th century international sculpture.

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11. Casa romana

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Sporreto's Roman House dates back to the early 1st century A. D. and was a mansion discovered by Sporreto archaeologist Giuseppe Sodini between 1885 and 1886 and excavated many times until 1914. It is partly located directly below the city hall, and partly located directly below the city hall.

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12. Teodelapio

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Teodelapio is the only monumental stabile sculpture in Italy by Alexander Calder. Situated in Spoleto it was designed and donated to the city for the 1962 edition of Festival dei Due Mondi. It was part of the open-air exhibition "Sculture in Città" organized by Giovanni Carandente.

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13. Convento francescano Ofm

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The Sanctuary of San Francesco or Franciscan Hermitage is located in Monteluco, 7 kilometers from Spoleto, at 800 meters above sea level, near an ancient sacred forest and some natural caves, located in the bush, frequented by hermits already in the early Christian age.

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14. Museo del Tessile e del Costume

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The Museum of Textile and the Spoleto costume is a museum site included in the Umbrian-Marigian Interregional Museum Network called Museum System. He was born following the donation of Lucia Portuguese in favor of the municipality of Spoleto of her personal collection.

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15. Arco di Druso e Germanico

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The Druxus and Germanico Arch is an early 1st century Roman arch located in Sporetto, near the Roman temple and the Church of San Ansano. It is the immortal gateway to the city forum from the avenue of Flaminia, bypassing the hinges of Massimo.

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16. Fonte di piazza

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The fountain in Piazza del Mercato, also known as the source of the square, is located in Spoleto, in the homonymous square once called Piazza del Foro, center of exchanges and trade in Roman times, and today the heart of the historic center.

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17. Fontana del mascherone

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The Fontana del Mascherone, also known as the source of San Simone, is a fountain in Spoleto, in Piazza Bernardino Campello. It is leaning against the wall near the thirteenth -century former church of Saints Simone and Judah.

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18. San Pietro extra moenia

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San Pietro extra moenia is an ancient Roman Catholic church in Spoleto, Umbria, Italy. Remarkable examples of Romanesque sculpture adorn the facade. The term extra moenia refers to its location outside the city walls.

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19. San Ponziano

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San Ponziano is a romanesque-style, Former-Benedictine monastery and church located in Spoleto, Province of Perugia, region of Umbria, Italy. The site is dedicated to St. Ponziano, the patron saint of Spoleto.

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