Church of Sant’Agostino, Penne

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In Penne, the beautiful church of Sant’Agostino of XIV century has undergone several modifications over time, especially in the Baroque period (1756-1759). The façade shows an anti-aesthetic contrast between the ancient masonry and the latest remake. On the top of …

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Palace of the Royal Captain, Penne

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In Penne a strong and ancient wooden gate on via Roma immediately draws attention to the Palace of the Royal Captain. On the front you can see two stone lions of good workmanship, placed on either side of a window, …

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Margaret of Austria

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Margaret of Austria was the illegitimate daughter of Charles V, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, King of Italy and Archduke of Austria. She was born in Oudenaarde in Flanders on 28th December 1522, and died in Ortona on 18th …

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Church of Santa Chiara, Penne

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The church of Santa Chiara, with the adjacent monastery of the Poor Clares, is located in Penne in Largo Santa Chiara. It was built in 1600 and shows a simple brick façade and a bell tower with an onion dome. In the …

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G.B. Leopardi Archaeological Museum, Penne

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G. B. Leopardi Civic Diocesan Archaeological Museum is located in Penne, in piazza Leopardi, by the cathedral. From May 2001, it keeps very remarkable archeological findings, discovered during the excavations by Baron Gian Battista Leopardi. The history of the Vestin …

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Fino river

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The Fino river rises on Mount Tremoggia, in the Gran Sasso massif, at 1200 m above sea level. It flows about 25 km in the Province of Teramo in the municipal areas of Arsita, Bisenti, Castiglione Messer Raimondo, Montefino e …

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