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Discover 9 places to see in Avellino

Admire the most beautiful places of Avellino and add them to your basket. YAMGU will create your trip considering distances, opening hours and weather.


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Archivio di Stato di Avellino

The State archive of Avellino was established running 12 law nov. 1818 (Two Sicilies Kingdom Collection, 1818, no. 1379), but began to work with the first payments only in 1820. Following the Royal Decree 22 Sept. 1932, no. 1391, became provincial Archive of State along with all former Provincial Archives of southern Italy. With l. 22 Dec. 1939, n. 2006, assumed the name of State Archives section and then with the d.p.r. 30 Sept. 1963, n. 1409, to State archives. The province of Avellino, or, as it was named since near the end of the 19th century, the Principality was Again quite complex Affai


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Duomo

The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta and San Modestino is the Cathedral. The Cathedral was built in the mid-12th century, between 1132 and il1166 from Bishop Robert, who dedicated it to San Modestino, in Romanesque style. Retained its original appearance since towards the end of the 17th century, when they began some transformations and restorations that, continuing in the eighteenth century, transformed the ancient Romanesque in Baroque style.

Church of Santa Maria dei Sette Dolori (crypt of the Cathedral)

In Romanesque style, and consists of three naves with elegant columns of bare by capi


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Ex Bourbon Prison

The monumental complex Bourbon prison is a fascinating place that alone is worth a visit. The walls hide one of the first examples of enlightenment-inspired correctional facility. Construction began in 1827, in 1837, the building was completed in 1839 was mounted the drawbridge which allowed crossing the moat, in the 40 's, finally started the construction of the remaining halls, connected to form the characteristic Chamber. The complex, on a hexagonal plan consists of five arms distributed radially intended prison detention; from the main building, the seat of the offices of the Director; fro


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Fountain of Bellerofonte

The fountain of Bellerofonte (also known as Constantinople or Campbell) (17th century), also known as "fountain of the three cannuòli" for its shape, is a work of the sculptor Cosimo Fanzago from Bergamo, located in the historical centre in the upper part of corso Umberto I, formerly via Constantinople.

The Baroque style fountain owes its name to the presence, in the upper center, a sculpture depicting Bellerophon killing the Chimera. However, the opera no longer news since 1983, when it was prey to looting in the aftermath of the earthquake that struck the city.


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National Gallery of Selachoidei

Currently the Gallery show runs into two rooms that have the main families, when ben Selachoidei, 24. The National Gallery of Selachoidei gathers multiform ostensive collections (grouped by families) of Zoological (especially stuffed sharks). Among the proposals to the public some families deserve a special mention because they are among the most significant on European territory, for diversity and number of species. The order of Selachoidei is also called the Squalomorfi or Chondrichthyes. This is real sharks. They are Elasmobranchs with 5 Gill slits on the side of the head, three species


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MdAO Art Museum

The MdAO – Art Museum was founded in 1995, turning a private picture gallery into a Museum, following the suggestions of the art historian Basil Orga.  Currently the MdAO presents Exposition to the public some works of contemporary and modern art. The original works include sculptures, drawings, watercolors, oils, mixed media, and multiples (calcografie, lithographs and serigraphs).
Currently offers visitors a beautiful and unique collection of works ostensiva, divided in sections: 20th century, 21st century, and "local and regional interest". In the 20th century Section, there are some authors


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Museo Irpino

The Museo Irpino of Avellino was born in the second half of the 19th century, following the donation, for testamentary bequest, the Antiquities collection of the lawyer Joseph Zigarelli to Avellino. Over the years, following further acquisitions of materials resulting from excavations carried out in various areas of the territory, it is Julie is enhanced significantly, becoming the emblem of the historical-archaeological importance that Irpinia in framework of cultural deposits and then putting campani, as must see for those who want to come to the knowledge of the territory and its history. T


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Invertebrate Zoological Museum "Coal Lauretana"

Invertebrate Zoological Museum "Coal", Uma was opened to the public in July 2002 and was wanted by the European Association of science museums and nature ", the current handler. The exhibition itinerary currently develops into three sections, presenting the main zoological classes of invertebrates. The first section offers the public the Sponges (or sponge) and the Coelenterates, arthropods, the Tentacolati, Annelids, echinoderms, Aschelminti, Rizopodi, Sipunculidi and tunicates, while the third exposes the molluscs. The Museum also houses collections of Mollusk comparative international


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