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Construction's age

Epoca di edificazione
12th century

Via Cellomaio-P.zza San Pietro

the church can be visit from 8:00 am to 12:00 am and from 15:00 pm to 19:00 pm

it is possible to park in the parking area in via Vascarelle (Closed on Thursday morning)

Accessibility for Handicapped
accessible with somebody's help

Tourist signs
with tourist information. In the church there is an explanatory board

Guided visits
"it is possible to visit the church with a guide within a tour organized by the local museum, in Italian or in English, that can be reserved by phone call 06 9323490 or by fax 06 9325759"

guides and booklets can be bought in the local museum
The Church of San Pietro
The Church of San Pietro and the nearby quarter are an example of reutilization of ancient Roman structures as they were built during the Middle Ages on the ruins of the Cellomaio’s baths (cella major). These baths were built according to the wish of the emperor Caracalla for his legion and their ruins are still noteworthy.

San Pietro is the most ancient of Albano’s churches and its plan coincides with that of a whole room of the baths. In its walls it is possible identify the different layers built during the centuries. The portal’s jambs are made of architraves probably taken from the Pompey’s villa, while the belfry, built in the 13th century, has double mullions and majolica-echinus.

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