Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Novara, Italy


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 8 sights
Distance 1.3 km
Ascend 26 m
Descend 25 m

Explore Novara in Italy with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Novara

Sight 1: Casa Bossi

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Casa Bossi is a residence in Novara designed by architect Alessandro Antonelli. In 2010 the residence ranks second in the general ranking of I places of heart, called by the Fondo Ambiente Italiano (FAI).

Wikipedia: Casa Bossi (Novara) (IT)

229 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Basilica di San Gaudenzio

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Basilica di San Gaudenzio Paolo da Reggio / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Basilica of San Gaudenzio is a church in Novara, Piedmont, northern Italy. It is the highest point in the city. It is dedicated to Gaudentius of Novara, first Christian bishop of the city.

Wikipedia: Basilica of San Gaudenzio (EN)

83 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: Museo Storia Naturale Ferrandi Faraggiana

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The Faraggiana Ferrandi Natural History Museum is a biological and zoological collection, most of which was collected in the 19th century, and is located in via Gaudenzio Ferrari, of the city of Novara, Piedmont, Italy.

Wikipedia: Faraggiana Ferrandi Natural History Museum (EN)

176 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: Chiesa di San Marco

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The church of San Marco is a place of Catholic worship in the city of Novara, in Piedmont.

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318 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Musei della Canonica del Duomo di Novara.

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The museums of the rectory of the Cathedral of Novara consist of two collections: the lapidary museum, inaugurated in November 3, 1999 with stones, are and epigraphs, datable from the second century BC. to the third century, it is named after Carlo Francesco Frasconi; The Treasury Museum of the Duomo, dedicated to Angelo Luigi Stoppa, journalist and historian, was inaugurated on June 14, 2009, on the 50th anniversary of priestly ordination of the Bishop Renato Corti, completing the exhibition complex of the Novara Cathedral.

Wikipedia: Musei della canonica del duomo di Novara (IT)

184 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Battistero

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The Baptistery of the Cathedral of Novara constitutes the oldest building in the existing city and one of the oldest early Christian architectures in Piedmont.

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84 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta

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Novara Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral, dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, located at the Piazza della Repubblica in Novara, Piedmont, Italy. It is the seat of the Bishop of Novara.

Wikipedia: Novara Cathedral (EN)

185 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 8: Teatro Coccia

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Teatro Coccia Photo: Andreas Praefcke / CC BY 3.0

Teatro Coccia is the main opera house in Novara, and is also the most important "historical" theatres in Piedmont. It faces along via Fratelli Rosselli, and delimits piazza dei Martiri to the west and piazza Giacomo Puccini to the east.

Wikipedia: Teatro Coccia (EN)


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