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Roman Ruins, Medieval Frescoes, and the footsteps of Saint Peter

This beautifully frescoed romanesque church which incorporates recycled bits of Roman sculpture and... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
James J
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Casperia, Italy
Interesting architecture and history

We haven't actually been inside, but enjoyed looking outside in the construction to see all the... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2016
Ritchie D
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Casperia, Italy
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21 Oct 2016
“Roman Ruins, Medieval Frescoes, and the footsteps of Saint Peter”
22 Jul 2016
“Interesting architecture and history”
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torri in Sabina | Vocabolo Vescovio, Torri In Sabina, RI incrocio sp 52/c, 02049, Torri in Sabina, Italy
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

This beautifully frescoed romanesque church which incorporates recycled bits of Roman sculpture and inscriptions scavenged from the ruins of the ancient Roman market town of Forum Novum was for centuries the cathedral church of the Sabina. The reason this site was chosen was because Saint...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

We haven't actually been inside, but enjoyed looking outside in the construction to see all the masonry robbed from the adjacent villa in its construction !

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Ritchie D
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This ancient church, the seat of the Sabine territory's first bishopric, is peaceful and not much visited. The church is beautifully frescoed and has an atmospheric undercroft with evocative fragments of classical Roman architecture (the excavated site of Forum Novum, sadly closed to visitors, is...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 25 July 2015

An old church and monastery. Also some old Roman ruins. In the old monastery courtyard/garden there is a restaurant that serves excellent food.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank PeterU46
Reviewed 10 June 2015

In a beautiful setting of a nearby ancient abbey, this restaurant offers food that tastes out of this world, friendly service, and owners that take pride in what they serve, including some of the best bruschetta I have tasted. But, word of warning, you must...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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