Torre Maggiore

It is perhaps the most imposing tower of the Roman countryside being about 30 meters in height divided into five floors above ground. It was built in 1334 by the Savelli family who had to fight the Orsini. It was built with blocks of tufa and windows had marble frames. Read more…

Rationalist Architecture

The urbanisation of the new fascist centres was very simple and always started from a basic model: a central square, where there was a “Torre Littoria”, around which were erected the main public buildings like the town hall, the church, the fascist headquarters, the barracks, the post office and school. Read more…

Guide of Pomezia

Pomezia is a ‘Foundation City’ that is one of the Agro Romano cities founded by Mussolini after the reclamation of the Pontine marshes. The first stone was laid on April 25, 1937 and the city was officially inaugurated on October 29, 1939. It began as a farming village and is Read more…

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