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Palombara Sabina

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Country  Italy
Province / Metropolitan city  Rome
Elevation  372 m (1,220 ft)
Area  75 km²
Postal code  00018
Region  Lazio
Frazioni  Stazzano, Cretone
Demonym(s)  Palombaresi
Local time  Tuesday 4:33 PM
Patron saint  Saint Blaise
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Weather  21°C, Wind SW at 10 km/h, 51% Humidity

Palombara Sabina is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy.

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Map of 00018 Palombara Sabina Rome, Italy

Main sights

  • Savelli-Torlonia Castle, built from the 11th century by the Ottaviani, a branch of the Crescentii family of Rome. Antipope Innocent III was arrested here in 1180. It was acquired by Luca Savelli, a nephew of pope Honorius III, in 1250, whence the current name. It was rebuilt in the 16th century by Troilo Savelli, who commissioned his friend Baldassarre Peruzzi the frescoes which are still visible inside, including portraits of Roman famous men, allegories of the Liberal Arts and grotesque decorations. It is now home to a library, an exhibition of Roman statues found nearby Palombara in 2008, and a natural sciences museum.
  • Abbey of Saint John in Argentella
  • Church of Santa Maria Annunziata (14th century)
  • Church of St. Blaise (1101), in Romanesque style.
  • Fortified village of Castiglione, in the Monti Lucretili park, at 750 metres (2,460 ft).
  • Convent of St. Michael, in rural Romanesque style. It was built over a Roman villa, of which traces of opus reticulatum remain.
  • References

    Palombara Sabina Wikipedia


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