Its historic centre is a magical place where Roman, Medieval, and Modern History still treasure their many testimonies. Among others, there is the ancient Via Appia, which crosses the Forum Square with its original cobbles, the Roman Theatre, the Capitolium, San Cesareo’s Cathedral, built on the ruins of a Roman temple, the Frangipane Castle, Palazzo Braschi, and so much more. The Cathedral (shut at lunchtimes) was built over a Roman temple to Augustus, and is an attractive building composed of a mixture of styles.

Terracina's most unusual and striking site is the Temple of Jupiter Anxur. Anxur was the ancient Volscian name for the town; Jupiter has generally been assumed to be the deity to whom the sanctuary was dedicated. The main part of the temple is gone, but the impressive vaulted base can be seen for miles, and no visitor to Terracina should miss a trip to the fascinating hilltop site with its superb views.

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Terracina Cathedral (Cattedrale dei SS. Pietro e Cesareo). Terracina high or ancient. Region Lazio, Italy

Terracina Cathedral (Cattedrale dei SS. Pietro e Cesareo). Terracina high or ancient. Region Lazio, Italy

The ruins of the Roman theater in Terracina high or ancient.

The ruins of the Roman theater in Terracina high or ancient.

The ruins of the Roman theater in Terracina high or ancient.

The ruins of the Roman theater in Terracina high or ancient.

The four-faced Arch in Terracina high or ancient

The four-faced Arch in Terracina high or ancient

Town hall square in Terracina high or ancient

Town hall square in Terracina high or ancient

Palazzo Vinditti in town hall square in Terracina high or ancient.

Frangipane castle in Terracina high or ancient

Capitolium in Terracina high or ancient.

Entrance in Town hall square in Terracina high or ancient.

The four-faced Arch in Terracina high or ancient. 

view of Terracina with the Circeo promontory in the background

The church of Purgatory in Terracina high or ancient. 

the Terracina bay and The Temple of Jupiter Anxur

the Terracina bay and The Temple of Jupiter Anxur

Port and the seafront in Terracina

Port and the seafront in Terracina

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