Museum

MUSEO DIOCESANO

PIAZZA SAN TOMMASO, 1, Ortona, (Chieti)

Inaugurated in 1988 and enlarged in 2003, the Capitular Museum is situated in a few rooms adjoining Saint Thomas Cathedral, which used to be in the past private...

Religious building

CATTEDRALE DI SAN TOMMASO APOSTOLO

Piazza San Tommaso Apostolo, Ortona, (Chieti)

The cathedral is the town-symbol of Ortona as well as the monument that the bombardment of the Second War World damaged the most: in fact it nearly razed it to the...

Religious building

CHIESA DELLA SANTISSIMA TRINITA'

Via dei Cappuccini, Ortona, (Chieti)

The church is situated outside the town walls and today pertains to the cemetery. Its unadorned façade and the arcades ahead reveal that it belonged to the...

Religious building

CHIESA DI SANTA MARIA DELLE GRAZIE

Piazza San Francesco, Ortona, (Chieti)

The settlement of the Observant Friars in this area dates back to the early sixteenth century, after they abandoned a previous site, which had become insalubrious. As...

Castle

CASTELLO ARAGONESE

Largo Castello, Ortona, (Chieti)

The imposing castle, situated on a high promontory overlooking the sea, towers the coast of Ortona. Though the presence of a fortress is documented as from the...

Museum

PALAZZO FARNESE - MUSEO CIVICO D'ARTE CONTEMPORANEA

Palazzo Farnese, Passeggiata Orientale, Ortona, (Chieti)

The Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art puts on display works by Basilio, Tommaso and Michele Cascella. The exhibition is set in one of the most prestigious...

Religious building

CHIESA DI SANTA CATERINA

Corso Garibaldi, Ortona, (Chieti)

The earliest nucleus of the building can be recognized in the architectural structure of the so called oratory of the Cross, a vaulted hall dated most likely to the...