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At Italy in Photos, we invite you to embark on a journey of exploration and be captivated by the hidden gems that await. – Frosinone is a city in the Lazio region of Italy, about 75 kilometres south-east of Rome. It is the capital of the province of Frosinone and has a population of about 46,000. Frosinone is known for its historical and artistic heritage, as well as for its natural beauty and gastronomy. – Explore the vibrant street of Corso Viale Giuseppe Mazzini, one of the main streets of Frosinone. This avenue is lined with elegant buildings, shops, cafes and restaurants, and offers a pleasant walk through the city centre. – Discover the rich history and architectural wonders as you explore Via Piazza della Libertà which is an important square in Frosinone at the southern end of Corso Viale Giuseppe Mazzini. It is the oldest square in the city and has a long history dating back to the Roman times. The square was originally called Piazza del Mercato, as it was the site of a weekly market. In the centre of the square stands a marble obelisk with a bronze eagle on top, which was erected in 1927 to honour the fallen soldiers of World War I. – Let yourself be captivated by the awe-inspiring beauty of the Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta, or the Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary. It is located on a hill overlooking the city, near the ancient walls and gates. – Frosinone is a city that offers many attractions and experiences for its visitors. Whether you are interested in history, art, culture or nature, you will find something to enjoy in this charming city. Our collection of captivating photographs transports you to the heart of Frosinone, preserving its unique essence in every image. Italy in Photos – a gateway to unravelling the wonders of Italy, one breathtaking image at a time.
Corso Viale Giuseppe Mazzini is a street in Frosinone which runs from Corso della Repubblica to Via Piave. (Photos 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-12-14-15) – Via Biondi is a street in Frosinone which runs from Corso Viale Giuseppe Mazzini to Viale Roma. (Photo 10) – Piazza San Tommaso d’ Aquino can be found at the intersection of Viale Giuseppe Mazzini with Via Biondi (Photo 11) – The Accademia di Belle Arti di Frosinone is an academy of fine arts located in Frosinone. It was founded in 1973 and offers courses in various artistic disciplines, such as painting, sculpture, graphic design, media art, fashion design, and communication and valorization of artistic heritage. The academy is housed in Palazzo Tiravanti, a historical building that dates back to the 16th century and was renovated in the 18th century. The palace has a neoclassical facade and a courtyard with a fountain. The academy has a library, a gallery, a multimedia lab, and a theater. It also organizes exhibitions, workshops, seminars, and cultural events throughout the year. (Photos 13-14) – Corso della Repubblica is a street in Frosinone which runs from Piazza IV Novembre to Via Marco Minghetti. (Photos 16-17-18-19) – The Chiesa di Santa Lucia is a small and charming church in the center of Frosinone. It is dedicated to Saint Lucy, the patron saint of Frosinone and of the eyesight. The church was built in 1840 in a neoclassical style, resembling a miniature Pantheon. It has a circular plan with a dome and a portico with four columns and is on the Corso della Repubblica. The church was originally erected as a replacement for an older chapel that was demolished to make room for the Palazzo dei Reali Carabinieri, the former Banca d’Italia. The chapel was used as a burial place for condemned criminals by Monsignor Filonardi, the bishop of Veroli. (Photo 20)
Piazzale Vittorio Veneto is a scenic square in the center of Frosinone. It is a popular spot for locals and tourists to enjoy the panoramic view of the surrounding hills and valleys. The square is named after Vittorio Veneto, a city in the Veneto region that was the site of a decisive battle in World War I, where the Italian army defeated the Austro-Hungarian forces. The square is on Viale Giuseppe Mazzini, a main street that connects the historical and modern parts of Frosinone. The square is a hub for public transportation, as it has bus stops for several lines that connect Frosinone with other cities in the province, such as Cassino, Sora, and Alatri. (Photo 21) – Via Plebiscito is a street in Frosinone which runs from Piazzale Vittorio Veneto to Piazzale Vittorio Veneto. (Photos 22-28-38-39-40) – Piazza della Libertà is a large and elegant square in the centre of Frosinone, a city in the Lazio region of Italy. It is a symbol of the city’s history and culture, and a place where people can enjoy the beauty and vitality of Frosinone. The square was built in the 19th century, after the demolition of the old medieval castle that dominated the city. It was designed by the architect Giuseppe Valadier, who also worked on the Piazza del Popolo in Rome. The square has a rectangular shape, with a central obelisk (Monumento Agli Eroi del Risorgimento Italiano) that commemorates the unification of Italy. The square is home to the Prefettura, the provincial government office and the Chiesa di San Benedetto. (Photos 23-24-25) – The Chiesa di San Benedetto is a Catholic church in the city of Frosinone, located in Piazza della Libertà, near the Cathedral. It is one of the few churches in Frosinone that survived the bombings of the Second World War. The church was built on a medieval building, dating back to 1134, in Romanesque style. The current church is the result of a reconstruction in the second half of the 18th century, in late Baroque style. The restoration lasted more than 40 years and in 1798, only a year after its inauguration, it was looted by Napoleon’s Polish cavalry. Fortunately, the most important relics were saved because they were hidden under the floors of the crypt or entrusted to the parishioners. The church has a single nave, with a barrel-vaulted ceiling and lunettes. On the walls there are paintings from the 17th and 18th centuries. On the sides of the transept there are two altars dedicated to the families: Grappelli and Kambo, who host their tombs1. The most remarkable feature of the church is the painting of the Madonna del Buon Consiglio, linked to the miracle of 1796. (Photos 25-26-27)
The Piazza Santa Maria is located in Frosinone and is home to the Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta. (Photos 29-33-34-35)- The Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta is the main church of Frosinone, dedicated to the Assumption of Mary. It was built in the 12th century on the site of an ancient temple of Mars, and renovated several times over the centuries. It has a Romanesque facade, a Gothic portal, and a Baroque interior with paintings, sculptures, and relics. The Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta is located in Piazza Santa Maria, in the historic centre of Frosinone, on the top of a hill where the acropolis of the ancient Frusino was located. (Photos 29-30-31) – Via XX Settembre is a street in Frosinone which runs from Via Nicola Ricciotti to Via Plebiscito. (Photo 36) – Piazza Cairoli is a delightful little square which can be found along Via XX Settembre. (Photo37) – Via Marco Minghetti is a street in Frosinone which runs from Via Cesare Battisti to Piazza VI Dicembre. (Photos 41-42-43) – Via Giuseppe Garibaldi is a street in Frosinone which runs from Via Marco Minghetti to Via Angeloni. (Photos 44-45-46-47) – Via Angeloni is a street in Frosinone which runs from Via Don Morosini to Via Giuseppe Garibaldii. (Photos 48-49) – Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata is a historic parish church in the city of Frosinone, in the Lazio region of Italy. It is located in Largo S. Silverio, a square near the city centre. The church has a long and turbulent history, dating back to the 12th century. It was destroyed by war and earthquakes several times and rebuilt each time with different architectural styles. The current church was completed in 2000, after the previous one collapsed in 1982. The church has a simple facade with a rose window and a bell tower. The interior has a single nave with six side chapels and a presbytery with an apse. The church contains several artworks, such as paintings, statues, and frescoes, some of which are from the original church. (Photos 49-50-51) – Via Nicola Ricciotti is a street in Frosinone which runs from Via Angeloni to Via XX Settembre. (Photo 52)
Frosinone Cuisine:- Frosinone is a city and province in the Lazio region of central Italy. It has a rich culinary heritage that reflects its rural and pastoral traditions. Some of the local foods you have to try in Frosinone are:- Peperone di Pontecorvo: This is a fresh pepper of the Cornetto variety grown within the province of Frosinone. It is distinguished by its sweet flavor, a very thin skin, and delicate flesh. Thinly sliced, Pontecorvo peppers are excellent in various salads, but they’re also often grilled or preserved in oil and served with charcuterie and cheeses. – Fagiolo Cannellino di Atina:- These are white beans of the Cannellino variety grown in the province of Frosinone, on the fertile alluvial plains along the banks of river Melfa and the Mollarino stream. These extremely tender beans have a skin so thin they don’t need to be soaked before cooking, which makes them one of Italy’s favorite. Particularly sweet and creamy when cooked, they are found in every classic minestrone, various vegetable soups and bean salads, typically mixed with tuna, red onions and green beans. – Pecorino di Picinisco:- This is an uncooked, hard cheese made with raw sheep milk produced throughout the entire Comino Valley in the Province of Frosinone. It is available in two varieties, Scamosciato (semi-matured) and Stagionato (matured), both of which are quite different in appearance and flavor. While Scamosciato has a sweet flavor and a strong aroma of mountain pastures, the Stagionato variety is more intense and full bodied, with pronounced spicy notes. – Cesanese del Piglio:- This is a ruby red Italian wine that is almost entirely produced from local Cesano grapes (both Cesanese Comune and Cesanese d’Affile varieties). It is typically a well-balanced, medium-bodied wine that usually displays floral notes and aromas of ripe dark berries, with underlying nuances of herbs and spices. It pairs well with charcuterie, red meat, lamb, and local meat dishes such as coda alla vaccinara.
Photo Gallery of Walk 1 – Viale Giuseppe Mazzini to Monumento Agli Eroi del Risorgimento Italiano, Piazza della Libertà
Approximately 1.54 km – 0.96 miles
The walk starts in Viale Giuseppe Mazzini – Via Biondi – Piazza San Tommaso d’ Aquino – Viale Giuseppe Mazzini – Accademia di Belle Arti di Frosinone, Palazzo Tiravanti – Viale Giuseppe Mazzini – Corso della Repubblica – Piazzale Vittorio Veneto – Via Plebiscito – Piazza della Libertà – Monumento Agli Eroi del Risorgimento Italiano, Piazza della Libertà
Photo Gallery of Walk 2 – Piazza della Libertà to Via Nicola Ricciotti
Approximately 1.33 km – 0.84 miles
The walk starts in Piazza della Libertà – S. Benedetto, Piazza della Libertà – Via Plebiscito – Via XX Settembre – Via Don Luigi Minotti – Piazza S. Maria – Piazza S. Maria – Via Don Luigi Minotti – Via XX Settembre – Piazza Cairoli – Via XX Settembre – Via Plebiscito – Via Marco Minghetti – Via Giuseppe Garibaldi – Via Angeloni – Parrocchia Ss.Annunziata, Largo S. Silverio – Via Nicola Ricciotti