Ancona
Ancona
Interesting
Ancona The Essential
Interesting
The main town of the Marche region, founded in the 4C BC, is built in the form of an elbow (ankon), on a rocky headland. Ancona was an independent maritime republic in the Middle Ages and has retained that era's strong naval tradition as its port now serves Croatia and Greece. The town is also renowned for its production of accordions, as well as guitars and the latest electronic organs.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Ancona
Arco di Traiano (Arc de Trajan)
Arco di Traiano (Arc de Trajan)
This triumphant arch, located at the
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Cathedral (Duomo)
Cathedral (Duomo)
This Cathedral dedicated to Saint
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Pinacoteca Civica Francesco Podesti
Pinacoteca Civica Francesco Podesti
This art museum houses works by Carlo
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loggia dei Mercanti (Loggia of the Tradesmen)
loggia dei Mercanti (Loggia of the Tradesmen)
Dating from the 15C, this loggia has a
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S. Maria della Piazza
S. Maria della Piazza
This 10C Romanesque church has a
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Museo Archeologico delle Marche
Museo Archeologico delle Marche
Set up in Feretti palace, this museum is
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