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Nemi
A little more than 2,000 inhabitants is the smallest town of the Castelli Romani, in the center of the Alban hills and panoramic location on the lake is dominated by the castellated Palazzo Ruspoli.
Featuring picturesque alleys overlooked by craft shops and flower-filled balconies.
It was established in Roman times the worship of the goddess Diana, the domain of the powerful family of the Counts of Tusculum in the Middle Ages, which were replaced by the Frangipane, until, in 1153 Pope Anastasius IV granted the castle to the Cistercian monks of the Abbey of the Three Fountains.
Papal rule, with ups and downs, until 1870, when it was annexed to the Kingdom of Italy.

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  • Copyright: Silvio Sorcini (Silvio1953) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 9061 W: 135 N: 16951] (111120)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2014-01-06
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/7.1, 1/200 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-01-23 9:35
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