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Civita Museum

The new location of the Civita Museum of Grotte di Castro is in the 16th century building designed by Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola, the most important building in the historic centre of the town. The museum deals with the Etruscan centre of Grotte di Castro, which was certainly one of the most important settlements in the territory located between Bolsena and the metropolis of Vulci in the period of time included between the Orientalising period and the Archaic era (late 8th century – first half of the 5th century B.C.). In the Civita Museum the relation between man and archaeology becomes import


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Museum of the Basilica-sanctuary of Maria Santissima del Suffragio

the sanctuary of the Madonna del Suffragio in 1625 was built on a pre-existing church dedicated to the cult of St John the Baptist, dating from the 8th-10th century, of which only parts remain, then incorporated the new worship building, and where underground today was a museum that houses a rich collection of sacred objects, including the reliquary of the cross donated by Pope Pius II when he caves in 1462.

To build the Church well 47 years were employed and the initial design was by Girolamo Rinaldi. Only in 1672 the ovoid dome was built by Andrea Saha, who was decorated by Luigi Fontana betw


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