Monuments

In Salerno, numerous legends are born during the time. Among these, an ancient one, covered by sacred and mystery, has as scenery Roccagloriosa. More precisely its hamlet Acquavena. The story tells about a shepherd who always lost his oxen, when he brought them to graze. The man, worried, thought there was a thief of...

In Ceccano there is the evocative Castle of the Counts that has its roots in ancient times. More precisely, in the VIII century A.D., the fortified tower, original heart of the entire structure, was erected. To simplify the reading, we can distinguish the history of the Castle of Ceccano into three building steps:...

Naples, as everybody knows, is a fascinating city rich in monuments and places of cultural, historical and artistic interest. A place where history and legend often intertwine, loading even more some places of a veil of mystery and curiosity. One of the monuments symbol of the city of Naples is undoubtedly the Maschio...

It is one of the most famous and ancient castles of Naples: Castel dell’Ovo. Geographically, Castel dell’Ovo rises between the quarters of San Ferdinando and Chiaia, in front of Via Partenope, on the tuff islet of Megaride. Its history is very ancient and fascinating. In fact, it is narrated that in the I century...

There are places with a perfect position, nestled between the sea and the mountain: Vico Equense is one of these. Placed in the middle between the Gulf of Naples and the Lattari Mountains, Vico Equense is one of the pearls of the so-called Sorrentine Coast. Geographically, it has a special position from the tourist...

The Hortus Conclusus is an artistic installation by Domenico Paladino, leading figure of the Italian Transavantgarde, made in 1992 in collaboration with the architects Roberto Serino and Pasquale Palmieri and the designer Filippo Cannata. The name Hortus Conclusus comes from the Latin and identifies a close garden, a...

Eboli has entered everyone’s mind thanks to the famous book by Carlo Levi ‘Christ stopped at Eboli’. Nevertheless, the text does not tell about events happened in Eboli, but facts happened in the near Basilicata during the Fascism. Geographically, Eboli is a really particular place for its mixed collocation: from one...

The Crypt is the first unit in the building of the Cathedral. It hides mysterious believes, but let we see first when it was born and how it is. Since March 1081, the relics of San Matteo (Saint Matthew), of the martyr saints and of other saints were put down there as it is deduced by the several gravestones placed...

In province of Salerno, in the heart of the Amalfi Coast, the wonderful Minori rises. From the historical point of view, and according to the studies made on the territory, the first inhabited center of Minori developed in the inner and hill locality of Forcella in the V century. Instead, today, Minori is one of the...

The plaque of Polla (Lapis Pollae) is an epigraph in Latin and stays in front of the Taverna del Passo, along the state highway 19 of Calabrie. Lapis Pollae is a ‘milestone’ of Roman age, an inscription on stone that gives news about the building of Via Annia, which connected Reggio to Capua. It was realized around...