Ciampino has become an independent administration quite recently, which up to 1974 was part of Marino. Although it was only slightly influenced by ancient history, its geographical position made it an important thoroughfare along the main communication routes in the past, and today. In fact, Ciampino based its development on two important features: the railway and the airport.
A stroll in the town brings us to the central and modern Chiesa del Sacro Cuore (Church of the Sacred Heart).
Step by step, Ciampino is creating its own cultural heritage. In fact, it has a Biblioteca Comunale (public library) that boasts more than 13.000 books and is part of the Castelli Romani Library Network SBCR
From a historical perspective, the most interesting period was the 16th century. The prelate of the Papal Curia Giovanni Giustino Ciampini, a renowned archaeologist and scientist at that time, moved to a farmhouse in the area known as Ad Decimum, which soon became a centre of cultural gathering. At the time of his death, the cadastral maps indicated the building …