Discover Italy: Photo Walk in Arpino

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Arpino is a small town located in the province of Frosinone, central Italy, about 100 km (62 mi) southeast of Rome.

Five interesting facts about Arpino:

  • It dates back to the 7th century BC.
  • It received full privileges civitas cum suffragio in 188 BC.
  • It was the birthplace of the Roman philosopher and orator, Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 BC).
  • There are remains of the ancient Roman roads, Via Latina and Via dell'Aquila Romana.
  • The ancient polygonal walls, which are still finely preserved, are among the best in Italy.

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Old street, Arpino

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Old buildings, Arpino

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The Church of Santa Maria di Civita (built in the 18th century), Arpino

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Two old streets, Arpino

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Old pedestrian street, Arpino

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Old street, Arpino

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Old pedestrian street stairs, Arpino

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Old pedestrian street stairs, Arpino

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Old pedestrian street, Arpino

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Old pedestrian street, Arpino

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Old wall arch, Arpino

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Old wall, Arpino

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Old pedestrian street, Arpino

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Old street, Arpino

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Old pedestrian street, Arpino

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Old pedestrian street, Arpino

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View of Arpino

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View of Arpino

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Landscape of the province of Frosinone, Arpino

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Landscape of the province of Frosinone, Arpino

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1 comment

  1. I love the architecture and the way the buildings are like built together. The old pedestrian streets are something I'd love to see along with the old buildings and pedestrian steps.

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