Crucis di Castel San Pietro Romano - Sacra Rappresentazione della Via Crucis by Pasquale Ricolli

Reenactment of the Passion of Christ

In April the whole village of Castel San Pietro Romano becomes a stage for the traditional “Sacra Rappresentazione della Via Crucis” organized in collaboration with the Cultural Association of Good Friday in Palestrina. The representation depicts the events of the Via Crucis, interpreted by professional actors who use the entire Read more…

Cyclopean walls

The ancient acropolis was surrounded by polygonal walls (or Cyclopean walls) dated to the VII and VI century BC. The walls have been reinforced at various times and you can see the different construction techniques. An extension has been made during the Medieval period when they built the fortress. In Read more…

Museum of Peasant Arts

The museum of peasant arts arose from the desire of citizens to preserve the memory of their past by reconstructing scenes of life in the fields and in the country of the last hundred years. More than 350 items and work tools used in the fields, in the kitchens, stables Read more…

Natural Monument Cannuccete Valley

The natural monument of the Cannuccete Valley is a protected natural area of the Region which includes a forest with maples, oaks, hornbeams (birch family) including the oak where Pierluigi da Palestrina loved to stand. These trees have survived being cut due to a restraint to protect some springs that, Read more…

Fortress of Colonna

The Colonna Rocca (Fortress), now abandoned, has its origins in the tenth century and consists of a square building with square towers at the top. At the centre of this building is a cylindrical bastion traditionally used as a prison. In its prisons they important figures were kept such as Read more…

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