Fabriano, known all over the world for its paper factories, is a town in Ancona Province placed in a valley characterized by gentle hills and surrounded by the mountains of the Marches Apennines over 325 metres a.s.l. Visiting Fabriano you will find vestiges of ancient civilizations starting from Paleolithic Age.
Visit the Podestà Palace, a medieval style public building that was built up in 1255; the St. Francesco Portico, built up on the half ’400 on the plan of the renaissance architect Bernardo Rossellino; the Sturinalto Fountain, a splendid gem into the frame of the Central Square; the St. Venanzio Cathedral with its impressive inner decorations and its beautiful frescoes of Fabriano school of the XIV and XV centuries; the Mazzolini Giuseppucci Chemist’s Museum that has been dedicated to one of the oldest and most important pharmacy of Italy; the Bruno Molajoli City Picture-Gallery, dedicated to the important art historian Bruno Molajoli; the Town Hall of the 1350, reconstructed in 1690 that was been old residence for Chiavellis, town princes until 1435; the St. Maria del Buon Gesù ex-Hospital, an exceptional example of late Gothic architecture; the Paper and Watermark Museum…
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