Architecture

Arco dei Vescovi

Via Perugino, 12, Gerace, (Reggio Calabria)

Bishops's Gate (also called "the Meridian") maybe was built in the sixteenth century, in adherence to the Cathedral. The Gate, equipped with inscriptions, paintings...

Museum

Museo Diocesano

Piazza Tribuna, Gerace, (Reggio Calabria)

Currently housed in St. Joseph's Chapel, in the Cathedral, it will have to be moved and enriched in the restored rooms of the Episcopal Seminary. The collection...

Religious building

Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta

Via Caduti sul Lavoro, 14, Gerace, (Reggio Calabria)

Cathedral of St. Mary Assumed in Gerace is one of the largest and most important buildings of Norman Calabria, declared "Architectural Heritage of National Interest"....

Historical building

Palazzi storici (Candida, Del Tocco, Arcano)

Via Caduti sul Lavoro, 7, Gerace, (Reggio Calabria)

Some of the palaces of the old town have interesting architectural elements. Among these, Candida Palace, a complex plant on two levels, with a short and wide arches...

Religious building

Chiesa dell’Annunziatella

Via Sotto Prefettura, 7, Gerace, (Reggio Calabria)

Annunziatella's Church is of Byzantine origin, as evidenced by traces of frescoes inside. The walls are home to two orders of mullioned windows, clear sign of the...

Religious building

Chiesa di San Francesco D'Assisi

Piazza delle Tre Chiese, Gerace, (Reggio Calabria)

St. Francis of Assisi's Church is an ancient place of worship located in the "Square of the Three Churches" in the Medieval village of Gerace. The monumental...

Religious building

Chiesa di San Giovanni Crisostomo (o San Giovannello)

Via Caduti sul Lavoro, Gerace, (Reggio Calabria)

Inside the Church are evident the Pròthesis and Diaconicon, in addition to a cistern fed by rainwater. The Church has two entrances, once intended for faithful...

Religious building

Chiesa del Sacro Cuore di Gesù

Via Caduti sul Lavoro, Gerace, (Reggio Calabria)

Built on the old plant building dedicated to St. Stephen, the original Church was destroyed during the earthquake of 1783. Rebuilt in 1851, it has a ceiling decorated...

Architecture

Porta del Sole

Via Candida, Gerace, (Reggio Calabria)

City Gates of Gerace were twelve, divided into two groups: those inside, enclosing the part of the "City of the Sun" and the group of external Gates, included in the...

Castle

Castello Normanno

Via Ugo Bassi, 1918, Gerace, (Reggio Calabria)

Castle stands on the highest point of Gerace. Founded by the Byzantine on an ancient Greek-Roman system, the Castle was fortified by the Normans in the tenth...

Point of interest

Passeggiata Bombarde

Via Roma, Gerace, (Reggio Calabria)

They were defined as the esplanades that, along the city walls, housed the cannons to defend the coast. Today there are beautiful terraces from which you can admire...

Historical building

Monastero di Sant'Anna

Via S. Anna, Gerace, (Reggio Calabria)

St. Anne's Monastery was founded in 1344 by Zacharias Carbone. Passed from Basilian to Augustinian nuns, in 1540 it incorporated the Santa Veneranda and, in 1734,...