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Hypogeum of the Volumnus family

Via Volumnia, 47, 06126 Perugia PG, Italy

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About Hypogeum of the Volumnus family

The Hypogeum of the Volumni is an Etruscan hypogeum of uncertain dating but attributable to the second half of the 2nd century BC .  The hypogeum is located 5 km southeast from the center of Perugia , in via Assisana, Ponte San Giovanni.  It was the tomb of the family of Arunte Volumnio, of the gens Volumnia , an ancient patrician family. According to the oldest sarcophagi, the tomb could be dated to the second half of the second century.  It was now one of the main attractions in this area.

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National Archaeological Museum of Umbria3.31km from Hypogeum of the Volumnus family

The National Archaeological Museum of Umbria - MANU is an archaeological museum based in Perugia in piazza Giordano Bruno. Since December 2014, the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities has managed it through the Umbrian Museum Complex, which in December 2019 became the Regional Directorate for Museums . The first nucleus of the museum collection dates back to the collection of the Perugian nobleman Francesco Filippo Friggeri, donated to the city in 1790 and exhibited in the Palazzo dei

Rocca Paolina3.57km from Hypogeum of the Volumnus family

The Rocca Paolina is a fortress of the city of Perugia. It was built between 1540 and 1543 at the behest of Pope Paul III and represented, until 1860, the symbol of papal power over the ancient city.  inside the fortress, you can also admire the stone remains of the ancient "Giuoco del Pallone", a wooden stadium where this game was played. One of the main attractions in this area which attracts a lot of tourists by its notable architecture.

Corso Vannucci3.8km from Hypogeum of the Volumnus family

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Nobile Collegio del Cambio3.81km from Hypogeum of the Volumnus family

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Etruscan Well3.81km from Hypogeum of the Volumnus family

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Palazzo dei Priori3.82km from Hypogeum of the Volumnus family

The Palazzo dei Priori or Comunale is one of the best examples in Italy of the public Palace of the età Comunale (XI century). It is in the central Piazza IV Novembre in Perugia, Umbria. It was the seat of the city's government and was designed to express civic pride and represent Perugia's strength and grandeur. Started in 1293, it underwent three additions and was completed in 1443.

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The region of Umbria is in central Italy and is an attractive destination for a low-key, pleasant holiday.  It is one of the few Italian regions to have no coastline, and its countryside is green and fertile, much of it wooded and hilly. Umbria is often described as a walkers' paradise.