Palombara Sabina

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Palombara Sabina
Comune di Palombara Sabina
Aerial view o Palombara Sabina
Aerial view o Palombara Sabina
Coat of airms o Palombara Sabina
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Palombara Sabina is located 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
FrazioniStazzano, Cretone
 • MayorPaolo Della Rocca
372 m (1,220 ft)
 • Total12,376
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Diallin code0774
Patron sauntSaunt Blaise
Saunt dayFebruar 3
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

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

Main sichts[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Savelli-Torlonia Castle, biggit 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 rebiggit 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 biggit ower a Roman villa, o which traces o opus reticulatum remain.