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Rovine Canale Monterano

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Address: Via Monterano, 00060 Canale Monterano, Italy
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Rovine Canale Monterano = Monterano Natural Reserve = Antica Monterano

All three places are the same place near Bracciano and a wonderfully preserved ruins of the ancient city, Monterano now called Antica Monterano but archeological materials date... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2016
Richmond, Texas
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Richmond, Texas
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8 reviews
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Reviewed March 21, 2016

All three places are the same place near Bracciano and a wonderfully preserved ruins of the ancient city, Monterano now called Antica Monterano but archeological materials date back to the Bronze Age and evidence from the Etruscan period as well. There is a Lion Fountain decorating the outer wall of the ducal palace designed by Bernini. Later it was In... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed December 12, 2015

A great way to spend a few hours tapping into the amazing history associated with this place. Wear good walking shoes, bring your camera and a picnic basket (there is no food available at this venue) and enjoy this magnificent place at your leisure. Good to read up on the history and architecture before you go as this will provide... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 31, 2015

The area around the abandoned town of Antica Monterano is an amazing area to explore. To make your visit easy, type "Antica Monterano" into Google Maps and the pin lands on the main dirt road. Use satellite view. The church ruins are to the left of the pin. The town ruins are up and to the right of the pin... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2014

Culture: There is a living culture of "butteri", which are shepherds or cowboys in the Tuscan region of Maremma, in the Northern Latium and in the Pontine Marshes. Geology: A solfatara, which is a fumarole that emit sulfurous gases, emits hydrogen sulfide and sulfur dioxide close to the river in the bottom of the valley. History: The Etruscan and medieval... More 

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
Reviewed November 12, 2013

Worth walking around all the way to the church ruins. some sulfur springs can be seen seen along with folks of sheep and occasional cows. Nice walk.

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