Monte Porzio Catone
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Discover 4 places to see in Monte Porzio Catone

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ASTROLAB C/O INAF-ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY OF ROME

The Astronomical Observatory of Rome was founded in 1938, in the ancient Villa Mellini on the promontory of Monte Mario in Rome.
In the same period was founded a new Observatory at Woodville who would have to accommodate a large refracting telescope. The outbreak of the second world war put an end to the project.
In 1948, the building of Monteporzio has been assigned to the Astronomical Observatory of Rome. In 1965, was inaugurated a new observation station at Campo Imperatore (2200 m s.l.m.), on the Gran Sasso of Italy (about 100 km from Rome). This infrastructure was equipped initially with a


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City Museum

The City Museum is housed in four recently refurbished rooms of the 17th century Cathedral nucleus, and it illustrates the dynamics of settlements in a territory with thousands of years of history. The exhibition is arranged in three sections. The collection includes archaeological finds (among which it is worth noting a small Iron age mixing amphora, a wonderful polychrome mosaic and fresco fragments dating back to the Imperial age, architectural terracottas, statues and coins, from Tusculum and the beautiful Tuscolan villas), a Mediaeval papal bull, 16th-18th century majolicas, 17th century


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Museum of wine

The Museum, inaugurated in 2000, was initially conceived as a tribute to the winemaking culture of the Castelli Romani territory. However, changes in working needs and the modern production market led to change in form and content: "diffusing" the museum in these particular physical and highly symbolic locations represents an attempt to preserve and give museological substance not only to the permanent collection on display there, but to the building itself. The exhibition itinerary, developed inside three distinct settings, is divided into five thematic areas, resulting in a historical and so


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ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARK OF THE BARCO BORGHESE


Dramatically overlooking the Roman countryside and Rome, the Barco Borghese is a large quadrangular shaped Esplanade, on which a group of country houses from the Renaissance era, dating back to the stage where the area included in the Altemps before and then the nearby Borghese Villa Mondragone.
The visit takes place in a striking underground route, between history, legends and ancient technology, culminating in the vision of a rare Roman epigraphical Kit, brush path, and charcoal to scratch on one of the plaster interior environments. Archaeological investigations undertaken along the Northwes


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