Santa Maria della Roccella

Catanzaro, Italy

Santa Maria della Roccella, commonly known as Roccelletta, is a ruined basilica which was first mentioned in 1096-1110. It has been built in Byzantine and Cluniac influence.


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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in Italy


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Roberto Bortolotti (2 years ago)
Basilica of Santa Maria della Roccella located in the Archaeological Park of Scolacium. Really interesting and suggestive site. Too bad that apparently it would seem to travel towards the state of neglect. Little staff, albeit polite and attentive, does not seem to be enough. The Museum is well maintained but seems alive with old glory. Too bad indeed. The star in less burden for the above mentioned reason.
Fabrizio Pivari (2 years ago)
It was dawn and I photographed everything from the outside. I'll be back
debora canonici (3 years ago)
Beautiful basilica
JP99 (3 years ago)
Norman Basilica located within the Scolacium Archaeological Park. Never finished and used over the centuries as a military stronghold and watchtower. It cannot be visited inside for safety reasons, you can admire the apse from the outside of the park, but to observe it specifically you must enter the park. The entrance ticket to the park and the visit to the museum are fully valid.
Nicola “nlucchetti” Lucchetti (4 years ago)
It is inside the park so you have to pay to see it. Unfortunately there isn't much left.
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