Livorno Port

Livorno Port

Livorno port was built by Pope Clement XIII in 1761 to connect the northern part of the city with the port. This monumental gate is proof of how in the years, diversi pontefici si dedicarono a migliorare […]

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The Vanvitelli fountain

The Vanvitelli fountain

The fountain of Vanvitelli is located within the port visible from the promenade along the embankment. Urban VIII, in 1630, believed necessary to build the breakwater as a defensive system to separate the port from the city. The fountain was built during the […]

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Taurine term

Terme di Traiano

The Terme Taurine or (di Traiano) they take their name from a legend in the travelogue of the poet Claudio Rutilio Namanziano told in 416 d. C. , said that the birth of this spring chanced by a […]

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Old Cemetery

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Inside of Civitavecchia there are 2 cemeteries, one new building and one considered a real monumental cemetery, called “old cemetery”. The most interesting of which we will talk about is the “old cemetery” that represents an early example of cemeteries […]

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Forte Michelangelo

Forte Michelangelo

The Forte Michelangelo was built in 1537 as a Fort to protect the harbour of Civitavecchia. Its structure has the form of a quadrilateral (100 X 120 m) with the male of octagonal shape and four corner towers. The male […]

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La Rocca

La Rocca

La Rocca (Castle of Civitavecchia) It is of medieval origin, It was built around the 1400 during the pontificate of Pope Calixtus III by Manzi. The final part of the harbour walls of old Centum Cellae. La Rocca […]

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