To visit in Albano Laziale


Catacomb of St. Senator

The Catacomba of San Senatore are located below the Convent of Santa Maria della Stella where in Roman times

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Pompey’s Villa

The Villa, the remains of which can be found in the public park, was built by Pompey between 61 and 58 BC and financed with the rich spoils from the war against Mithridates.

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Chiesa di San Pietro

This church, located on the main road of Albano (Corso Matteotti), was built by Pope Hormisdas

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The Cathedral

The church, dedicated to St. Pancras and St. John the Baptist, Patron Saints of Albano, stands on the ruins of the ancient early Christian basilica built by Emperor Constantine and later rebuilt by Pope Leo III (795-815) after a devastating fire. Some ionic capitals of the crypt beneath the presbytery are well conserved.

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Convent and Church of the Capuchins

A wide stairway, buried among the oak trees, leads to the church, which displays the simplicity of Franciscan convent architecture.

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Tomb of Horatii and Curiatii

The mausoleum is situated on the southern boundary of the residential area, on the edge of Appian Way and is a unique example for its architecture reminding us of the Etruscan cinerary urns in Volterra.

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Convento and Chiesa di Maria della Stella

The church, situated at the far southeast of the town, was built in various stages starting halfway through the 16th century, probably where the previous early-Christian Chiesa di San Senatore was erected over the catacombs bearing the same name

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Chiesa di Santa Maria della Rotonda

The Santuario di Santa Maria della Rotonda is built on an ancient nymphaeum of the Villa di Domiziano and is an interesting architectural precedent of the more famous Pantheon in Rome.

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Romitorio di S. Angelo

The remains of the Romitorio di S. Angelo (Hermitage of St. Angelo) can be seen on the southeast side of Lake Albano, below the Convent of Palazzolo, immersed and half hidden by a dense vegetation which gives it particular charm and mystery.

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Convento and Chiesa di San Paolo

Both buildings, positioned in the far northeast of the residential area, were built approximately in 1282 by will of Cardinal Giacomo Savelli, the future Pope Honorius IV.

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Civic Museum of Villa Ferrajoli

IThis impressive neoclassic building is immersed in a park surrounded by centuries-old pine trees and wonderful magnolia plants.

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The Amphitheatre

The amphitheatre was built by the masons of the Legion in the first half of the 3rd century AD, outside the north wall of the camp. It was built for the Legion's entertainment and was able to seat up to 16.000 people.

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Second Parthic Legion’s Museum

The museum's premises occupy an important area in the baths that Emperor Caracalla built for the Legion's soldiers

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The Cistern

The large cistern was designed by the legion's architect around 202 AD to supply water to the Castra Albana and surrounding dwellings.

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