Palombara Sabina

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Palombara Sabina
Comune
Comune di Palombara Sabina
Aerial view o Palombara Sabina
Aerial view o Palombara Sabina
Palombara Sabina is locatit in Italy
Palombara Sabina
Palombara Sabina
Location o Palombara Sabina in Italy
Coordinates: 42°04′N 12°46′E / 42.067°N 12.767°E / 42.067; 12.767
Kintra Italy
Region Lazio
Province Roum
Frazioni Stazzano, Cretone
Govrenment
 • Mayor Paolo Della Rocca
Elevation 372 m (1,220 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Tot 12,376
Demonym(s) Palombaresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 00018
Dialin code 0774
Patron saunt Saunt Blaise
Saunt day Februar 3
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

Palombara Sabina is a toun an comune in the province o Roum, Italy.

Main sichts[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Savelli-Torlonia Castle, built frae the 11t century bi the Ottaviani, a branch o the Crescentii faimily o Roum. Antipape Innocent III wis arrestit here in 1180. It wis acquired bi Luca Savelli, a nephew o pape Honorius III, in 1250, whence the current name. It wis rebuilt in the 16t century bi Troilo Savelli, who commissioned his friend Baldassarre Peruzzi the frescoes which are still visible inside, includin portraits o Roman famous men, allegories o the Liberal Arts an grotesque decorations. It is nou hame tae a librar, an exhibition o Roman statues foond nearbi Palombara in 2008, and a natural sciences museum.
  • Abbey o Saunt John in Argentella
  • Kirk o Santa Maria Annunziata (14t century)
  • Kirk o St. Blaise (1101), in Romanesque style.
  • Fortifeed veelage of Castiglione, in the Monti Lucretili pairk, at 750 m.
  • Convent o St. Michael, in rural Romanesque style. It wis built ower a Roman villa, o which traces o opus reticulatum remain.