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Mole Vanvitelliana

Mole Vanvitelliana

The Mole Vanvitelliana was built in 1732 as a shelter, today it is the heart of the city as far as art and culture are concerned. During summer months, it hosts live performances in form of theatre, ballet and concerts.
Do & See

Duomo Di San Ciriaco

This medieval cathedral dominates the city and the port from the top of Guasco hill. From here, you also have a breathtaking view of the sea, and do not miss the beautiful sunset.
La Loggia Dei Mercanti

La Loggia Dei Mercanti

The construction of this medieval palace was initiated in 1442 to form a meeting place for merchants. The archaeological style has been influenced by several people through a range of various alterations and additions to the building.
Do & See

Chiesa Santa Maria Della Piazza

This is a Romanesque church built above two Paleochristian churches, whose remains are still visible through a glass pavement. The façade has a statue of the Virgin Mary in the centre.
Pinacoteca Comunale

Pinacoteca Comunale

This is the most important art gallery in Ancona, boasting masterpieces by Tiziano and Guercino. It is housed in Palazzo Bosdari since 1973.
Do & See

The National Archaeological Museum

This palazzo hosts the National Archaeological Museum which contains many relics dating back to the Palaeolithic and Iron Ages, as well as Greek sculptures and Roman mosaics and sculptures.
Roman Amphitheatre

Roman Amphitheatre

This amphitheatre was built during the Augustan Age (I century AD) and bears witness to the Roman influence on the city. Visits are only allowed for groups.
Do & See

Arco Di Traiano

This elegant arch, some 18 metres high, was erected at the entrance to the causeway atop the harbour in honour of the Emperor Traian. With its 2,000 years of history, this monument is well worth a visit.
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