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L'Aquila of the Mysteries: 3-Hour Walking Tour

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Discover the splendor of L’Aquila, the city that was severly damaged by the earthquake of 2009, but definitely not destroyed. Take a 3-hour walking tour of its center and marvel at the 15th-century monuments of this second city of the Kingdom of Naples.
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Valid 2.5 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 4:00 PM
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  • Marvel at the splendor of this ancient city, hit by the powerful earthquake of 2009
  • See the Fountain of the 99 Spouts, and the Spanish Fort, the highest point in L’Aquila
  • Visit the Basilica di Santa Maria di Collemaggio and the Basilica di San Bernardino
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Enjoy a guided walking tour of L’Aquila’s historic center. Although the city suffered severe damage from the earthquake of 2009 you’ll still see the splendor of the Baroque and Renaissance architecture of this ancient city built on a hill.

On this 3-hour tour you’ll learn about the mysterious foundations of the town, with a mix of history and legend, Knights Templar, and figures such as Frederick II and Pope Celestino V.

Start out at the mysterious Fountain of the 99 Spouts, and then head to the Basilica di Santa Maria di Collemaggio. Reach the highest point in L’Aquila at the Spanish Fort, and stop to admire the views.

From the Fort you’ll continue walking through the Piazza Palazzo, Piazza Duomo, and to the Basilica di San Bernardino.
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Train Station, via Tancredi da Pentima

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From US$ 142.09 Per group up to 10

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Product ID: 26375