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Attractions to explore nearby Busento

BusentoBusento, Province of Cosenza, Italy

​​​​​​​The Busento is a Calabrian river that originates on Monte Serratore, in Domanico, is a tributary of the Crati.  The river's fame is due to a historic event in 410, when Alaric, first king of the Goths, died during a siege of the town. According to the legend, his body was buried under the river bed, the stream being temporarily diverted from its course by complex hydraulic engineering while the grave was dug and restored again to its original bed after the funeral.

Norman Castle2.17 KMs away from Busento

The Norman castle of Ariano Irpino stands on the top of the homonymous hill at an altitude of 811  m asl, in the highest and most panoramic part of the city area. Built-in a strategic position and difficult to access, a crossroads between Irpinia, Sannio, and Puglia, the fortress dominates the valleys of Ufita , Miscano and Cervaro. As can be seen from the documents received up to the present day, its function was not so much to protect the city from possible attacks from neighboring areas.

Cattedrale di S. Maria Assunta2.38 KMs away from Busento

Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta (Italian: Basilica Patriarcale di Santa Maria Assunta is the principal church in the town of Aquileia, in the Province of Udine and the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy.  The original church dated back to the fourth century. The current basilica was built in the eleventh century and rebuilt again in the thirteenth century. It is located on Via Sacra, overlooking the Piazza del Capitolo, along with the bell tower and baptistery.

MAB Cosenza - Museo all'Aperto Bilotti2.50 KMs away from Busento

The Bilotti Open Air Museum is a project linked to the works of art donated by Carlo Bilotti to the town of Cosenza. In 2019 the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism declared the Collection of 20 works of art exhibited in the Bilotti Open Air Museum as a collection of "historical and artistic interest", of Cosenza, pursuant to art.