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Rieti, Italy

Terminillo's Sword in the Stone

Templar knights fleeing persecution are said to have left this sword in stone as a landmark in 1307.
Tuoro sul Trasimeno, Italy

Torre Di Vernazzano

This lesser-known leaning tower is all that remains of the medieval castle of Vernazzano.
Sulmona, Italy

Shrine of Hercules Curinus

The ruins of this temple were later chosen by Pope Celestine V to found an abbey and a hermitage.
Pescocostanzo, Italy

Bosco di Sant'Antonio

A fairy-tale-like forest that was sacred to Jupiter and Saint Anthony.
Cortona, Italy

Rocca di Pierle

The eerie ruins of this feudal fortress witnessed the execution of 60 conspirators in 1387.
Rome, Italy

Nymphaeum of Egeria

Roman politician Herodes Atticus built this nymphaeum to honor his wife, whom he may have murdered.
Pacentro, Italy

Valle Giumentina

In Majella National Park, these stone dwellings harken back to the region's pastoral history.
Roccamorice, Italy

Hermitage of San Bartolomeo in Legio

This iconic rock hermitage was once the abode of a future pope.
Palermo, Italy

Vigili del Fuoco

A study of Fascist era Art Deco design in Italy.
Benevento, Italy

Arch of Trajan in Benevento

Unscathed for almost 2,000 years, the best preserved Roman triumphal arch is in a small southern Italian city.
Naples, Italy

Gabinetto Segreto

The once forbidden "secret cabinet" of erotic art from excavations of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Ercolano, Italy

Osservatorio Vesuviano (Vesuvius Observatory)

The oldest volcanology research center in the world.
Portici, Italy

National Railway Museum of Pietrarsa

The first Italian factory to produce locomotives is now a marvelous museum.
Salerno, Italy

Salerno Medieval Aqueduct

According to the legend, this structure was built in a single night with the help of the devil.
Italy

Italia Viaduct

Constructed during the 1960s, this bridge is still the highest in Italy.
Pantelleria, Italy

Giardino Pantesco

This ancient walled garden turns fog into food.
Palermo, Italy

The Martorana

This mosaic-lined medieval church was built by the world's first admiral and still holds mass in ancient Greek.
Palermo, Italy

Galleria delle Vittorie

An abandoned shopping gallery built during Fascist Italy tucked in the center of Palermo.
Palermo, Italy

Arabic Inscription of Palermo Cathedral

Why a column on the entrance is inscribed with a verse from the Quran is one of Sicily's many mysteries.
Palermo, Italy

San Giovanni degli Eremiti

Behind medieval walls in a corner of bustling Palermo is a breathtaking former mosque once inhabited by a wolf-taming hermit.
Palermo, Italy

Porta Nuova

This triumphal 16th-century arched gateway leads to the oldest street in Palermo.
Palermo, Italy

Cappella Palatina

Every inch of this chapel is covered in craftsmanship from across the world.
Palermo, Italy

Capuchin Monastery Catacombs

Catacombs with thousands of well-dressed mummies.
Caramanico Terme, Italy

Hermitage of San Giovanni all'Orfento

You can only access this hermitage by crawling under a ledge suspended above an overhang.