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The historic center

Piazza del Municipio, a delightful little square that still retains its original paving of large slabs from the 1st century BC, overlooking the ancient Cathedral of San Cesareo, which perhaps many know as the Cathedral of Terracina . The structure dates back to the 5th – 6th century BC. C but has undergone some restoration over the years.
The paving and pavement of the ancient Via Appia, which once delimited the Emilian Forum, are still intact.

Roman theater of Terracina, brought to light during the reconstructions following the bombings of the Second World War. Its construction can be traced back to two phases: an older one, dating back to around the 1st century. BC and a subsequent reconstruction, in the imperial age. It originally hosted around 4,000 spectators.

The Capitolium of Terracina, or what remains of the temple dedicated to the Capitoline triad Jupiter, Juno, Minerva. It seems that the building dates back to the first half of the 1st century BC.

Church of Purgatory, a Spanish-Baroque style church, which is worth a visit.

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The temple of Jupiter

The road that connects the upper part of Terracina to the lower part is Via San Franceso Nuova. Completely traveled, this road leads to Monte Sant'Angelo, to the temple of Jupiter of Terracina, another stop not to be missed on this Roman itinerary.
It is located 210 meters above sea level and dominates the entire Terracina from above.
Dedicated to Jupiter, protector of Anxur (name of ancient Terracina), the Roman structure probably dates back to around the 1st century. BC and as we see it today is divided into three levels:
-the upper terrace, Campo Trincerato , built for defensive purposes;
-the intermediate terrace with the Great Temple of the Oracle and the Great Temple;
-the last terrace, also called Small Temple .

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