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FONDAZIONE GIOVANNI PIERLUIGI DA PALESTRINA

Birthplace of Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina-the most important composer of the Renaissance, one of the greatest in history which is a important library of polyphonic music. The House is also home of the founding Pierluigi da Palestrina who carries out intense activity in the field of music and editorial.
On three levels, the building, four-sixteenth century it was the subject of restoration by the Ministry of cultural and environmental Heritage-Soprintendenza ai Beni (historical and artistic arch. Pentrella), which in 1994 has granted to the Fondazione Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, an In


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National Archaeological Museum of Palestrina and the sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia

The National Archaeological Museum of Palestrina is located inside Palazzo Barberini, a Renaissance palace erected on the summit of the ancient Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia. It houses the most important findings from ancient Praeneste and the surrounding area. The objects are arranged according to broad themes that touch upon the main historical, cultural and artistic aspects of one of the most important and prosperous cities of ancient Lazio.
On display in the halls on the first floor are works related to the worship of the goddess Fortuna, Roman copies of Greek masterpieces, honorary statu


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Diocesan Museum of sacred art

The Museum is located in the southwest wing of the Episcopal Palace and contains about 600 works that range from ancient art up to precious pieces of church furnishings. In the archaeological section, the Ara delle Vittorie, a sophisticated work dating back to the 2nd-3rd century A.D., and a magnificent sarcophagus of the same period stand out. The remains of 4th century A.D. Christian epigraphy come from the area of the early Christian Sant’Agapito basilica. One of the most important works kept in the museum is Eolo, attributed to Michelangelo, from the church of Maddalena di Capranica Prenes


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