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Discover 15 places to see in Rieti

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Cathedral

The Santa Maria Assunta Cathedral began to be built in the Romanesque style 1109; the crypt was consecrated in 1157 while the upper basilica in 1225. Besides the already mentioned, crypt presents 1252 Bell Tower, the baptistery, the porch and several 18th-century chapels 1458; It also houses the Diocesan Museum of Rieti.


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Church of San Rufo

Built in 1141 in place of an even older church, was rebuilt in its present form in 1748 and consecrated in 1760. In this church preserves a painting called the guardian angel, which was formerly attributed to Caravaggio, while today it is believed to be the work of Giovanni Antonio Galli called Spadarino him.


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Monument to the Lira

The opera, which opened on March 1, 2003, and created with the merger of 2,200,000 200 lire coins.
The statue is pointing to the Roman bridge, while on one side flows a small trickle of water that symbolizes the river Velino, the symbol of wealth in Rieti and its province: water. Rieti was chosen for the placement of this monument, for its symbolic value, since the capital sabino historically is recognized as the center of the peninsula.


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Museo civico

The original heart of the collection of the Civic Museum of Rieti, one of the oldest museums in the Lazio region, was formed during the Renaissance. This collection, comprising mainly engravings, was added to with works and finds, partly from the churches and monasteries of the town suppressed after the Unification of Italy and partly from the donations of wealthy citizens of Rieti. The civic collection is currently housed in two museum sections. The Historical-Artistic Section (Palazzo Comunale) contains works datable between the 14th and 20th centuries, and includes: the Madonna tra i Santi


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Museum of church property in the diocese

The Museum of church property in the Diocese of Rieti, with its exhibition that winds between the environments of the Cathedral and the old palace of the popes, obtains a useful site to make known beyond the city walls and of the ecclesial aspect of heritage, history and art of faith collected over the centuries : liturgical use objects, statues, paintings, paper documents the ways and styles with which the will of catechesis of ecclesiastics, the ability of local artists, the popular religiosity are expressed using a popular lexicon, but never the vernacular to express through images the sens


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DIOCESAN MUSEUM

The Museum of church property in the Diocese of Rieti, with its exhibition that winds between the environments of the Cathedral and the old palace of the popes, allows us to know in addition to the purely ecclesiastical heritage areas of history, art and faith of the city collected over the centuries: liturgical use objects, statues, paintings, paper documents the ways and styles with which the will of the Church Catechism the ability of local artists, the popular religiosity have spoken. The exhibition grows in itself suggestive environments, bearing traces of the architectural and artistic e


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Palazzo Comunale

The façade, which culminates in a small Bell, late Baroque style with two rows of Windows and a porch beneath which there is a bust of Giuseppe Garibaldi and Victor Emmanuel II one. On his right flank, today stands a five-story tower, clad in travertine, built in 1940.


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Palazzo del Seminario

Palazzo del Seminario: the complex includes the Pretorio Palace and Podestà palaces built in the late 13th century. The building in question, perfectly embedded in the surrounding urban fabric has originally two underpasses surmounted by two vaults: the first still exists on via Varrone, the second, then closed, on via del Seminario. Between the two steps is still identified the ancient sala for popular assemblies.


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