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Discover 11 places to see in Tivoli

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Archaeological site of Hadrian's Villa

Built between 118 and 138 ad by Hadrian (Publius Aelius Hadrianus) born probably Italica, near Seville (Spain), 24 January ad 76; adopted by Trajan, a cousin of his father, he succeeded to the Empire in 117 ad.
The Villa is distributed over an area of at least 120 acres, on a tufa plateau between two ditches, water East Railway and the Risicoli or Rocca Bruna the West. To create a complex so great Adriano decided to move his residence outside the capital, choosing an area rich in water and greenery, near Tivoli, 28 km from Rome, at Tuff that widen at the foot of the Monti Tiburtini.
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The Cathedral of Tivoli

Tivoli Cathedral (Italian: Duomo di Tivoli or Basilica Cattedrale di San Lorenzo Martire) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, dedicated to Saint Lawrence, in Tivoli, Lazio, Italy. It is the seat of the bishop of Tivoli.

History

According to a legend, it was built by Emperor Constantine after the Edict of Milan (313). The local tradition attributes the building of the church to Pope Simplicius (468-483), who was born at Tivoli. The Liber pontificalis, in the biography of Pope Leo III (795-816), contains the first reference to the "basilica beati martyris Laurentii sita infra civitatem Tyburtinam" ("b


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Museo didattico del libro antico

The structure is located within the grounds of the UNESCO site of Villa d'Este in two sites in the square in front of the Fontana dell'ovato.
The Central Hall is equipped with teaching descriptive panels (Italian-English) book culture: the "cult of the Sibylline books", "libraries of ancient Tibur", "Magistri Tivoli paper from the 15th to the 19th century", "print and craftsmen of the book" and others in a continuum-territory Museum that makes them part of the same cultural and civic fabric that, outside of the laboratory-Museum , unfolds in Tivoli and surrounding areas.
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Rocca Pia (Tivoli)

Rocca Pia is a 15th-century fortress located in what is now the heart of the town of Tivoli.

History

The construction of the Fort in 1461 put an end to a period marked by strong conflicts of various kinds for the town of Tivoli; torn by conflict between Guelph and Ghibelline party and by infighting among the descendants of the House column and House Orsini, the city was forced in the mid-15th century to quell secular aspirations of Independence Hall and her to submit to papal power.
In July 1461 Pope Pius II Piccolomini, for the first time in the city, to make sure fidelity gave the building, ent


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Sanctuary Of Hercules Victor

The sanctuary of Hercules Victor is one of the largest religious complex of Roman architecture in the Republican era. Situated at Tivoli, was built during the second century b.c.
It was an impressive structure, remained for a long time very deteriorated and whose restoration was completed only in June 2011. Stood on a stretch of the ancient via Tiburtina and major portions of the complex were incorporated in the former paper mill of Tivoli (below the medieval district).
The sanctuary, rectangular (188 x 140 m), measured originally 3000 m2 and consists of three main parts: the theatre, which expl


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Temple of the Sibyl

Il tempio della Sibilla è un antico tempio romano situato sull'acropoli di Tivoli, vicino al celebre tempio di Vesta. Nonostante l'attribuzione del tempio alla sibilla Albunea non è ben nota la divinità a cui esso era dedicato.

Storia e struttura

Venne eretto nel II secolo a.C. su una sostruzione artificiale che ampliava il piano dell'acropoli. Tale sostruzione è ancora visibile costeggiando le rovine del tempio per dirigersi verso villa Gregoriana. Orientamento est-ovest. Il tempio era uno pseudoperiptero tetrastilo; delle quattro colonne sul fronte principale se ne conservano due colonne, pri


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Temple of cough

The Temple of the cough is a Roman building situated on the ancient via Tiburtina to Tivoli. Located at the Aniene, near the sanctuary of Hercules Victor and the lower portion of villa d'Este, outside the door, called "the Hill". There is also a nearby paper mill, now abandoned and built structures of the Temple of Hercules.

History

No one knows precisely what role and function in that era was built. By the discovery of an inscription it seems that the building was built in the first half of the 4th century on the ruins of a Roman villa from the 1st century BC, during the Principality of Constan


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Temple of Vesta (Tivoli)

The "Temple of Vesta" is a Roman temple in Tivoli, Italy, dating to the early 1st century BC. Its ruins sit on the acropolis of the city, overlooking the falls of the Aniene that are now included in the Villa Gregoriana.
It is not known for certain to whom the temple was dedicated, whether to Hercules, the protecting god of Tibur, or to Albunea, the Tiburtine Sibyl, or to Tiburnus, the eponymous hero of the city, or to Vesta herself, whose more familiar circular peripteral Temple of Vesta is to be seen in the Roman Forum. A rectangular temple stands nearby, equally difficult to attribute, often


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