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Discover 11 places to see in Benevento

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State archive of Benevento

The State archive of Benevento was established by Decree of the Ministry of the Interior, April 10, 1954 which transpose the law of 1939 on the new order State archives. Born initially as a section of the store, it was able in a short time, under the leadership of its first directors-Giuseppe Coniglio and Catellus Saved-to acquire important documents to reconstruct the history of samnium from 1400 onwards: first notaries acts, i.e. the richest source in order to know all the particular historical and modern pre-modern affair. Today the State Archives has found definitive in the ancient and pr


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Trajan's arch

Built at a great emphasize on prospective hillside sloping down to the River, the arc is one of the most significant monuments of artistic production. The rich decoration celebrates on the front towards the campaign, Trajan companies conquered provinces and, on the side facing the city, scene of peace and donations of the Emperor in Italy. A careful restoration, completed in 2002 by the Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici, has brought back the carved surfaces of the arch to the original splendour. In the nearby church of Sant'Ilario, managed by the provincial administration of Benevento, y


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Arcos-Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Sannio

ARCOS is the Contemporary Art Museum built in the basement of the 19th-century Palazzo della Prefettura, after complex and accurate recovery and restoration work ordered by the province. The Museum opened with the exhibition June 25, 2005 "or moon ... The Nocturne as fantasy space "and immediately provided an opportunity for growth in a culture open to the new art, in a city where the presence of extraordinary monumental and historical sights-archeological sites has always combined with research and experimentation, generating talents such as Nicola De Maria, Mimmo Paladino and Luigi Mainolfi.


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Church of s. Ilario

Built in Lombard times above structures dating back to Roman times and home to a convent documented by VIII to the 15th century AD, the church now houses the tales of the arc. Through simultaneous projections, unfolds the story of characters related to the Emperor that tell the stories of: businesses and donations until Trajan's triumphal procession celebrating her return victorious from the Dacian wars, represented on the small frieze.


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Chiesa e Chiostro di s. Sofia

The Church of Santa Sofia is an ancient religious building of Benevento; It is located in the piazza of the same name, formerly called aGiacomo today. It is one of the most important examples of Lombard architecture in Langobardia Minor, although over the centuries it has been remodelled several times, until its present appearance. The collection is part of the serial site "Longobards in Italy: places of power", comprising seven places full of architectural, sculptural and pictorial Lombard art, heritage of UNESCO.
The Church is connected to a monastery that was one of the most important cultur


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Duomo

The Cattedrale di Sancta Maria de Bishopric is in 780 and was extended in the 12th century: at that time the Pisan Romanesque façade with three portals, surmounted by an order of arcades and a loggia. The massive Bell Tower is Gothic style instead of 1280.
NelXVIII century the Cathedral was further enhanced. It was almost completely destroyed during the Allied bombings of 1943: the building remained only the Bell Tower, the façade and the crypt with frescoes. Another important testimony of the old cathedral's bronze door of the 12th century, the Major, composed of Janua 72 panels with reliefs,


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GeoBioLab – European Laboratory of naturalness

The Geobiolab-European Laboratory of Nature-is a museum dedicated to the educational history of the Earth and the evolution of biodiversity: a trail of lights, sounds and colors that draw the fresco of life in the natural landscape of Sannio beneventano. The construction project, made with the scientific advice of the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences of the University of Sannio – Faculty of mathematical, physical and natural –, develops in the 1,000 square meters of the building, surrounded by 25,000 m² of beautiful farmland, and is treated by Mizar srl of the well-known phy


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Musa-Museum of technology and work in agriculture

The Muse is a permanent educational display of character demo-ethno-anthropological and aimed at telling a story beautiful and poignant, the relationship between man, Earth and machine, a report made by evolution – with the slow replacement of arms and work with that tractor animals – but also suffering, with an increase in mortality from injury, the decrease in the rural population and the birth of a quantitative production , which often depressed more than encouraged the agricultural economy of the territory. Situated in a beautiful rural farmhouse restored in Contrada Piano Cappelle, a few


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