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By Chance

We found this by chance when we were walking to the market. It is a gate that is part of the old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike H
Phoenix, Arizona
Nice monument

This is in the centre of town between two squares. It is an amazing thick wall and is different on... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In 1972, a retired carabiniere bought an apartment in Civitavecchia. During the renovation, under the plaster he discovered wall paintings that are a copy of the frescoes of the room of Heliodorus in the Vatican. Since years, scholars have been discussing whether they are a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this by chance when we were walking to the market. It is a gate that is part of the old walled city.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

This is in the centre of town between two squares. It is an amazing thick wall and is different on each side

Thank eamonnm954
Reviewed 16 June 2018

This arch connects two pretty squares in the old city. Both have bars and trattorias. There are also an impressive oratory, and a small shrine to the Madonna which is charming.

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

The oldest square in the city, surrounded by the typical Medieval district, is a very picturesque site with an interesting history. The old legend has it that the old sailor named Leonardo managed to convince his fellow citizens to return to the old city of...More

2  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 23 May 2018

We went walkies and not far from where we docked, actually it's not far from the fortress, which we did not have time to see. We ended up in this piazza and we found out later that it's one of the oldest in town. In...More

3  Thank Mario D
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Nice quiet place in the centre of Civitavecchia. Just a little walk from the Michelangelo fortress. Nice restaurants in this neighbourhood

1  Thank 3ssn
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I often wondered why more cities in Italy do not have this same name. Modern city planning has made an appearance in some parts of Italy but the theme of many of the older cities decorating the landscape still prevails. I came to this town...More

3  Thank GuidoLocattelli
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This old town square in the historic centre of town, is the oldest piazza in the town and a beautiful place to pause next to the medieval fountain and admire the Church of the Star - one of the oldest churches. It boasts beautiful artworks....More

2  Thank Kardoesie
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This is the oldest square, in Civitavecchia and we expected a little bit more. Although, it is not the most impressive square you'll ever visit, it has a sense of autenticity that is very real and it was nice.

Thank Natalia G
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