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Pescosolido, Province of Frosinone, Lazio

The word Pescosolido means "solid rock" and derives etymologically for the ancient Italic word "pesclum" (=rock), with reference to the high, steep mountains in the territory.

Info

  • Altitude: 630m a.s.l
  • Population: about 1500 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 03030
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0776
  • Patron Saint: St. Giovanni
  • How to reach it: by road, A1 (Milano-Napoli) exit Frosinone.
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Provinces of Lazio

History

In the Middle Ages it was a fortified medieval town with four doors and a Palace, residence of the Boncompagni Dukes. The earthquakes of 1653 and 1915 brought so much destruction that the ancient medieval area was almost wiped away.

What to see

  • The church of Saints Giovanni Battista ed Evangelista
  • Monument to San Pio da Pietrelcina
  • Monument to the Madonna delle Grazie
  • The Chiarenzo spring, with healthy, therapeutical waters.

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