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Pro Loco of Caulonia

  Guido Laganà

  Rinaldo D'Aquino

  Map of Caulonia
  How to reach Caulonia

  History of Caulonia
   by Antonio Nicaso

  San Leo
  SS. Rosario
  The byzantine church
  S. Maria dei Minniti
  The byzantine fresco 
  Madonna of Crochi

 Monuments and buildings
The Camillari tower
  The norman castle
  Via Vincenzo Niutta
  The hermitage of ...

  The Allaro river
  The citrus fruit horchards
  The sea

 On the tracks of tradition
  The Caracolo

Church of SS. Rosario

The church of the SS. Rosario finds its origins in a Dominican convent, destroyed by the 1783 earthquake, of which only a few traces are left. The philosopher Tommaso Campanella is said to have found asylum during difficult moments of life, in the Dominican community. Today the church is in the heart of Caulonia, built on a rock, from where one has a suggestive panorama. The architectural lines of the temple are in Baroque style and one can admire the cornices, hand worked, which decorate all the inside of the church as well as the great columns which are distributed with both logical and artistic criteria.

       Church of SS. Rosario, interior


Church of SS. Rosario
  Even though it is of ancient foundation, the homonymous arch-confraternity are based there. The arch-confraternity was founded in 1790 with the approval of the ecclesiastical authorities a year later, as proved by the Royal approval document dated 20th of July 1791. The church, whose privileged main altar “ad septemniun” , was completely restored at the end of the XIX century. Along with the church of the Immacolata, the SS. Rosario church is among the most beautiful in Reggio Calabria.


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