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Archaeological Museum of Atina

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The Archaeological Museum of Atina and the Comino Valley (this is the new name that from 2010 replaces that of the original Civic Museum established in 1978) is housed in a former school building that, with its elegant classical-style fa├žade, overlooks Via Vittorio Emanuele II. The building was built in the 1920s at the expense […]

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The cistern in Piazza Garibaldi

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The urban structure of Atina originates in medieval times and is centered on the Church of the Assumption built on the temple of Saturn and on the palace built by the Dukes of Cantelmo in the fourteenth century on a pre-existing fortress; this first urban nucleus was served by three main roads that are still […]

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Arch of the Assumption or San Rocco

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According to the most reliable reconstruction, up to the middle of the fourteenth century, the town planning of Atina was divided into three poles: Santo Stefano (the hill close to the Convent of San Francesco, or “Torretta”), the Colle della Torre (the current historical center) and Santa Maria (the current cemetery), of which the first […]