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Address: Venosa, Potenza, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 12 Attractions in Potenza
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Castle Rock, Colorado, United States
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89 reviews 89 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

No visit to Basilicata is complete without Venosa. It's a fascinating little town. The archeological area and the Church of the Incompiuta are amazing. A woman from Minutiello Tours stepped in and gave us a free tour of the house of Horace - very professional!

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72 reviews 72 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

Venosa is a beautiful town to walk around. The castle in the main square was built in 1470 (the deep moat now a lush lawn) and the shops in the square are fronted by a beautiful covered arched walkway (the corner cafe makes good coffee). We loved wandering along the beautiful narrow cobbled streets watching people go about their business,... More 

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Milan, Italy
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83 reviews 83 reviews
15 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

There is a little bit of everything in town: 2000 years old tombs, a castle, a beautiful Cathedral rich of symbolic signs. The city is has a millenary culture of wine too.

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Potenza, Italy
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154 reviews 154 reviews
54 attraction reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2010

If you have an interest in the Templar Knights then Venosa is a must for you. Venosa is off the main highways and an easy drive in just over an hour from Potenza and the scenery getting there is beautiful with the vines and olive trees all around. This is a major producer of wine and olive oil and there... More 

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