Ancona Things to Do

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  • 2. San Francesco alle Scale

    Apart from the cathedral on the left side of the port I noticed another church just over the port. Again I didn’t have time to go near it (it was closed anyway...

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  • 3. roman arches

    It’s easy to get confused with arches in Italy in general as there are so many of them, ancient romans were the first that systematically started to use them to...

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  • 4. Ancona Cathedral

    Ancona Cathedral (Duomo di Ancona) is a roman catholic basilica that is the seat of the Archbishop of Ancona. The cathedral is beautifully set on top of Guasco...

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  • 5. Monument from the Avenue of Victory

    The monument is not really far from downtown we have a quick stop and walk around. A stage of rare beauty that includes a stretch of high coast, as well as a...

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  • 6. Santi Pellegrino e Teresa church

    The church is located in the historic center of Ancona, in the central Senate Square. It was not our lucky day during visiting in Ancona, most of the sights we...

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  • 7. The Cathedral

    The cathedral is on the hilly position, as we have the car it was easy to get up here. There were bus service as well. Bus number 11 is one to get there....

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  • 8. Yacht harbour

    The yacht harbor is south west of the entrance to the commercial harbor. Although it is a fair distance from the city. It is well sign up "turismo" we follow...

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  • 9. Make a wish

    Just in the middle of Corso Mazzini you'll find a Calamo Fountain (Or 13 streams fountain). If you make a wish and drink some water from each of the streams it...

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  • 10. Wine Tasting

    There is a place in Ancona where one may combine relaxing from the heat, enjoying the view of old cellars, wondering on designers ideas of combination of...

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  • 11. Duomo: the Cathedral of San Ciriaco – exterior

    Our main target when exploring the old town of Ancona was to reach, and visit, the Duomo that sits proudly on its highest point, Colle Guasco. It is built in an...

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  • 12. Duomo: the Cathedral of San Ciriaco – interior

    As I said in my previous tip, the cathedral retains its sense of history, compounded by the fact that you can easily see elements from the various periods. This...

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  • 13. Fontana del Calamo

    We ate that evening in the Corso Guiseppe Mazzini (see my restaurant review), but even if you’re not there for that reason it’s worth detouring up this street...

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  • 14. Passetto

    Our first stop on our mini tour of Ancona was in the neighbourhood known as Passetto. Here, high above the blue Adriatic, is the gleaming white Monumento ai...

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  • 15. San Domenico and Piazza del Papa

    As we approached the stone arch on Via Giacomo Matteotti that would lead us into the old town, we saw on our left the wide space of the Piazza del Papa, named...

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  • 16. San Francesco delle Scale

    On our walk up through the old town we passed this striking church, although unfortunately we didn’t feel that we had the time to go inside as we were keen to...

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  • 17. Palazzo Senato

    The Palazzo Senato, on the Piazza of the same name, was one of my favourite buildings in Ancona. Its proportions are very elegant and the arched Romanesque...

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  • 18. San Ciriaco Cathedral

    This cathedral has a long history dating back to a roman temple, built on top of a hill overlooking the whole area. It is said that the first chirstian church...

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  • 19. Hilltop Views

    Before visiting the Church of St. Cyriacus, we also had the chance to see specatcular views from the hilltop outside the church. So if you're not into churches...

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  • 20. Ancona city and surrounds

    This is an ancient medieval fortress city well preserved and enjoying an important role in the commernced and economy of Italy. it is the oldest and biggest in...

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  • 21. Inside St. Cyriacus Church

    It is massive! It has stood the test of time and inside are magnificent features- ornate walls, intricate works of art indeed from top to the bottom, lietrally....

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  • 22. View St. Cyriacus' Body Inside A Massive Church

    Perched high above the highest hill of Ancona like a watch tower that gives 360 degree views of almost the entire Adriatic Coast, this church is remarkably...

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  • 23. The Mole Vanvitelliana

    The Mole, which served as a military hospital in the past two centuries, had become a center for tobacco manufacture right after the World War II. Recently,...

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  • 24. Enjoy the View from Passetto

    I had the chance to see Passetto both on a very sunny day and on a really foggy day and in both of the cases, I just fell in love with the view. No matter if...

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  • 25. Piazza del Plebiscito

    You can see the cracked statue of Pope Clement XII in Piazza del Plebiscito. Over the pope's shoulder, there is the Church of San Domenico.The Piazza is also...

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