To visit in Marino


The Museum of Umberto Mastroianni

The museum of Marino is located in Piazza Matteotti inside the ex-medieval church of Santa Lucia, locally known as the Tempio Gotico or Chiesone (Gothic temple or big church) given its enormous dimensions and its pagan function after the excommunication in 1645.

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Piazza Matteotti and The Fontana dei Mori

Piazza Matteotti (Matteotti Square) stands at the entrance of the town with the eye catching Fontana dei Mori (Fountain of the Moors) in the centre, work by architect Sergio Venturi.

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Chiesa di San Barnaba

Descending from Piazza Matteotti along Corso Trieste to the square, you can see the 17th century basilica, dedicated to St. Barnaba, Patron Saint of Marino

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Santuario della Madonna dell'Acquasanta

It is a small sanctuary along the descending road from Marino to the valley del Bosco Ferentano. It is excavated out of a rock and has 34 steps to the entrance with a stream of water believed miraculous underneath.

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Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie

The Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie (Church of Holy Mary of Graces) is one of the oldest churches at Marino and stands in the wide Piazza Garibaldi on the northwest side of the town.

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The Colonna Palace

The building is found in the small Piazza Lepanto (Lepant Square), next to Piazza San Barnaba (St. Barnaba Square).

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Chiesa del Santissimo Rosario

In Piazza Garibaldi (Garibaldi Square) opposite the Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, is a huge convent where the Dominican nuns live, which incorporates the Chiesa del Santissimo Rosario (Church of St. Rosario), a remarkable example of Roman baroque by architect Giuseppe Sardi.

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Mithraeum of Marino

The Mitreo di Marino (Mithraeum of Marino) is one of the three discovered so far in Italy. The frescoes illustrate the scene of tauroctony (the God Mithras slaying the sacred bull). The other two, the Barberini Mithraeum and the Mithraeum of Santa Maria Capua Vetere, can be found respectively in Rome and Campania.

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