Savor the delights of Italian most iconic Anagni, also called "the City of the Popes" or " the City of Churches". This suggestive destination offers medieval alleys, iconic churches, historic buildings of the historic center and the surrounding area. The choice of what to see in Anagni will certainly satisfy all fans of history and art. Our guide will help you to visit all suggestive sites and attractions of the legendary City of Popes.
PLACES TO VISIT IN ANAGNI
Wide choice of places to visit in Anagni makes it difficult to organize excursion of interest. However, there is an essential selection of sightseeing that alone is worth the trip.
Porta Cerere: iconic door that leads to the northern part of Anagni. It has the verses of Dante engraved on it, taken from the Divine Comedy narrating the event of the “Schiaffo di Anagni” ("Slap of Anagni").
Basilica of Santa Maria: this construction is considered the "Sistine Chapel of the Middle Ages" preserving the Crypt of San Magno - the most beautiful and important in Europe.
Palazzo di Bonifacio VIII: this famous palace is considered the sacred place where Pope was confined, thus undergoing the famous "slap" (Schiaffo).
Villamagna: located a little outside Anagni, this archaeological site in the heart of the Valle del Sacco is worth visiting for its seventeen hectares of uncovered winery with many districts including those for slaves.