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What to do and see in Ancona

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Ancona is located on the promontory of Monte Conero and directly overlooking the sea. It is a city of art with an old town full of monuments and a thousand-year history from the ancient Greeks who founded it. Divided into two parts, the old town on Monte Guasco and the modern part of the coast, one of the main monuments of the city is the Cathedral of San Ciriaco, with white marble facade and pink, located on the site of the acropolis of the city. You can see also Triumphal Arch of Trajan, the remains of the Roman amphitheater and the National Archaeological Museum of The Marches, which preserves artifacts from the Iron Age and the civilizations that have inhabited the Adriatic coast. For art lovers, in Piazza del Plebiscito, you can admire the Church of St. Dominic where it is kept the Crucifixion of Tiziano and the Annunciation of Guercino. In the rest of the province you can visit Chiaravalle, known for the famous Abbey; Jesi, founded by the Umbrian, which saw then pass the Etruscans, the Gauls and the Romans; Rocca Rovere Senigallia, built on Roman foundations. In a panoramic position between the valleys of Cesano and Nevola, lies Corinaldo, where did Santa Maria Goretti, now a place of pilgrimage. Finally, in the mountains is Fabriano, famous for the art of paper; Osimo, rich vestiges of the classical period, Castelfidardo and Loreto, home to the largest Marian shrine in Italy.

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