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Chapel of Saint Joseph in Amendolara

Located on one of the hills that precede the historic center, overlooking the beautiful sea that baths this land, there is the Chapel of Saint Joseph in Amendolara. Its origin dates back to the Byzantine era, and rises on the remains of a building before that time. It is formed by a rectangular compartment with an apse, alongside the south side by a rectangular hall, of which traces are still distinguishable on the ground. The historic owners, namely members of the Andreassi family of ⇒ Amendolara, are buried inside. Traditionally, the month of March is entirely dedicated to St. Joseph. It is said that women, in ancient times, went to the chapel every day, reciting the Holy Rosary of St. Joseph, with songs of popular piety. On the nineteenth day the feast is celebrated in honor of the Saint and this can be considered a true country holiday, as it takes place entirely in the chapel and in the surroundings. After the procession and the celebration of the Mass, as the …
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Anvil Rock in Roseto Capo Spulico

Anvil Rock in Roseto Capo Spulico Looking down from the medieval Federiciano Castle of ⇒ Roseto Capo Spulico, the first thing that can be noticed immediately below is the Anvil Rock (Scoglio Incudine). This is also called "Mushroom of Castle" due to its natural mushroom shape. The characteristic shape, together with its natural position on the shore of the beach and under the castle, has always been a destination for tourists. There are many spouses who choose this place as a location for the photo shoot. Anvil Rock in Roseto Capo Spulico ⇒ how to get there
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Ancient Granary of Roseto Capo Spulico

As for most of the works that are located in the territory of the High Ionian Cosentino, also the Ancient Granary of Roseto Capo Spulico is surrounded by the cloud of legend that clears up a bit meeting with history. The origins of the Antico Granaio of ⇒ Roseto Capo Spulico seem to be unclear. The evident proximity of the Ancient Granary to the Castrum Petrae Roseti, the Federician Castle, born on the ruins of a sacred building, has gave followed the legend that, in ancient times, was used as a place of worship. As evidence of this, some crosses have been found drawn on the arches and remains of possible stoup. The history instead brings back the Ancient Granary of Roseto Capo Spulico first as a stall and abode used by the orderlies of Frederick II in the period in which he resided in the Castrum Petrae Roseti, then was used as a wheat warehouse, and in the years after the war also as resin deposit. From here it would seem to derive its name. The passage of tim…
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