Osimo is a lovely
situated at 265 m. above sea level.
Most of its best buildings
date back to the 16th and 17th centuries but signs of its
past sometimes show through. Traces of the roman town are
its centre. The tour guide of Osimo will show you the entrance
of the town hall housing a dozen headless statues from Roman
they once stood in the town's forum and were, according to
decapitated during an early occupation of the place. The town
itself is a fine 17th century building that boasts some
During the walking tour of Osimo, you can see
the Roman walls; the street plan of the old town still retains
Roman layout. Osimo's main attraction is the cathedral: the
floor of the cathedral is a fine relic of Medieval times: the
originally built in the 13th century in Romanesque-Gothic style,
a magnificently atmospheric crypt and an outstanding bronze
font from the early 17th century. The tour guide of Osimo will
you to the old Romanesque church of San Francesco, that has been
restored in Baroque-Neoclassical style and is now dedicated to
Giuseppe da Copertino, the patron saint of those undergoing
(1603-1663). It is nowadays an important centre of pilgrimage.
remains are kept in a crystal urn in the modern crypt.
tour of Osimo also include the visit at further tourist sites:
heart of the old centre there's Palazzo Gallo, a splendid palace
the 16th century with an epic fresco of the Judgement of Solomon
(1609) by the Tuscan painter Pomarancio.
A few kilometres
south-east of Osimo in the valley of the Musone river, stands
imposing Sanctuary of Campocavallo, a striking piece of early
century architecture in Lombard Neo-Gothic style. It guards a
venerated image of the Virgin behind the main altar; in 1892 it
seen to weep by the faithful, a phenomenon reputedly repeated a
number of times since then.
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