Umbria - Italy's green heart (day 3)
- Duomo (Cathedral).
- Eroli Museum with a Domenico Ghirlandaio's altarpiece.
- Church of Santa Maria Impensole.
- Communal Palace (13th century).
- Palazzo dei Priori, located in the ancient Roman forum's site.
- Rocca Albornoziana (Albornoz' Castle), overlooking the town, now hosting temporary exhibitions.
- Romanesque church of Santa Pudenziana, just outside the town.
- Church of Sant'Agostino, decorated with 18th-century tromp-l'oeil frescoes.
- Benedictine abbey of San Cassiano.
Our tour was conducted by one of the original founders of the caves, although he spoke little English, and me even less Italian, I was captivated by his story.
A meander through the streets of Narni, more pretty doorways and intriguing alleyways... couldn't you just wander for hours!
Our next stop, the fortress Rocca Albornoz which houses an interactive museum through 14 rooms of medieval history. On display were weapons that were used in battles and tournaments, costumes and fashions depicting the standards of beauty of that time; an exhibition of musical instruments; a true discovery of the myths, legends, truths and secrets of the Middle Ages.
Not to mention a fantastic aerial view of the hillside towns around Narni.
Unfortunately, this is where our tour of Terni stopped. I look forward to visiting again with family and exploring even more of Italy's beautiful green heart. Umbria.
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