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Discover 13 places to see in Ischia

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Castello Aragonese (Ischia)

Aragonese Castle (Italian: Castello Aragonese) is a medieval castle next to Ischia (one of the Phlegraean Islands), at the northern end of the Gulf of Naples, Italy. The castle stands on a volcanic rocky islet that connects to the larger island of Ischia by a causeway (Ponte Aragonese).
The Aragonese Castle is the most impressive historical monument in Ischia, built by Hiero I of Syracuse in 474 BC. At the same time, two towers were built to control enemy fleets' movements. The rock was then occupied by Parthenopeans (the ancient inhabitants of Naples). In 326 BC the fortress was captured by Ro


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Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (Ischia)

The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta is a monumental Church of Ischia, in the city of Ischia Ponte, and Cathedral of the Diocese of Ischia.

History


A primitive Church, dedicated to Santa Maria della Scala, was built in 1388 by Pietro Cossa, brother of antipope John XXIII, in honor of the late father John, Governor of Ischia and Procida: a convent was also destined to the Augustinian Fathers, to whom was entrusted the management of the facility. The monks rebuilt the Church, having been almost entirely destroyed, between 1751 and 1752; In 1809 it also becomes Cathedral of the Diocese of Ischi


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Guevara Tower

The Tower of Michelangelo, also known as the "Tower of Saint Anne" (due to the presence of the small church dedicated to the Saint) is a turreted house built in the Bay of Cartaromana on the eastern side of the island of Ischia.

Structure

The building has a square plan, has three levels above ground, of which the first, shoe, closes with a bull in stone. The geometry of openings, framed by thick volcanic stone textures, place the work within the framework of the Neapolitan Renaissance Mannerist culture's testimony, as well as successful not only because of its frescoes, but also for the Hous


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Church of Santa Maria di Costantinopoli (Ischia)

The Church of Santa Maria di Costantinopoli is a church in Ischia, in the city of Ischia Ponte: is the seat of the confraternity of Santa Maria di Costantinopoli.

History and description

The confraternity of Santa Maria of Constantinople was founded in 1613 by some local craftsmen, who had split from the brotherhood of fishermen and sailors stationed in the nearby Chapel of Santa Sofia, later Church of the Holy Spirit: it was attached to this church, in front of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, which was built in 1626 the oratory , then completely renovated in 1693: inside Board debates


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Ischia Porto

Ischia Porto is one of the most affluent areas of shops and pubs, dining, nightlife and entertainment.


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Mount Epomeo

Mount Epomeo (Italian: Monte Epomeo) is the highest mountain on the volcanic island of Ischia, in the Gulf of Naples, Italy. Epomeo is believed to be a volcanic horst.
Reaching a height of 789 metres (2,589 ft), it towers above the rest of Ischia. Much of Epomeo is covered in lush greenery, with a few vineyards also occupying its slopes. Approximately 75 metres (246 ft) from the peak the mountain is covered in white lava.
A path leads to the summit of the mountain from Fontana, one of its quiet traditional villages.


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Sant'angelo

Sant'Angelo is one of the most beautiful places of the island of Ischia. Stroll in the picturesque village and discover the beauty of the municipality of Serrara Fontana.

The most known is undoubtedly the Piazzetta, open on the beach and several shops and prestigious boutiques, restaurants and pubs that the evening crowd of people.


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Church Santa Maria di Portosalvo

The Church Santa Maria di Portosalvo is the first monument a tourist finds out when he arrives on the island of Ischia. Is located in the Centre of the port of Ischia in front of the statue of Christ the Redeemer that stands on the dock. The Church was opened in 1856. The building is on two floors and has three naves with a Latin cross plan. The Latin cross is different from the Greek side that open spaces broadly to two thirds of the nave. You can find in every aisle an altar on each there is a large painting.


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