Sant’Agata de’ Goti[130 photos]

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Description

Sant’Agata de’ Goti (317)
Sant’Agata de’ Goti (317)
41° 5′ 21″ N, 14° 30′ 10″ E

Sant’Agata dei Goti in the Province of Benevento in the Italian region Campania, is located about 35 km north-east of Naples near the Monte Taburno. The name does not derive from the Gothic domination of Italy (5th-6th centuries), but from the Gascony family De Goth who held it in the 14th century.

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Main Sights

  • Cathedral (Duomo): Founded in the 10th century. Due to the repeated reconstruction, little remains of the original edifice.
  • Church of Santa Menna: Founded in the 10th century.
  • Castle: Used as Ducal Palace.
  • Palace and Church of St Francis: Founded in 1282.
  • Gothic church of the Annunziata: Founded in the 13th century. It houses 15th century frescoes, and a diptych of the Annunciation dating to the same age.

See also

Campania

Procida (1)
Procida (1)

Campania is a region in southern Italy. The region has a population of around 5.8 million people, making it the second most populous region of Italy; its total area of 13,590 km² makes it the most densely populated region in the country. Located on… [Read more]

Hilltop villages