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Are quite visible, even today in the urban plan, the traces of the most ancient road of Roman origin trim, along a perpendicular pattern that develops from the thistle and the two decumani, confined within a first circle of walls; subsequent expansion lines, the Angevin period is typically medieval, more curvy and characterized by terraced rather dense agglomerations (homes of artisans), with narrow lanes and alleyways, small plazas and squares, all enclosed within the second wall, to complete of those urbanized areas initially only by monasteries. The Renaissance and later the architectural taste of the seventeenth century, the eighteenth and nineteenth century, formed to integrate existing, with various types of construction, typical of a small town in central Italy to flourishing economy: high mansions with often underlying premises to shops, terraced houses on two or three floors, more modest homes with barn or stable at the bottom.




Over the centuries the city has gradually enriched with significant infrastructure elements, such as hospitals, churches, the aqueduct, fountains, access gates, mills and paper mills along the rivers, and urban elements such as three large squares, one of which, Piazza Garibaldi, has always nodal center of the economy and towns sociability. To this was added the municipal theater and cinemas, a symptom of a rich cultural life, which was to support the activities of printing.Sulmona visit the City Of Love

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