Sulmona’s historic centre is full of interesting little architectural details.
Follow our walking quiz and see how many you can spot! Suitable for all members of the family. Start at the Duomo (the Cathedral of San Panfilo) at the Northern end of the ‘Villa Comunale’ (the city gardens) and follow a straight line through the park right up to Piazza Garibaldi. Along the way you will spot 9 different architectural details in the various ‘angoli nascosti’ and for each one there is a different question to answer.
The answers are available as a separate download here. You can print it off and take it with you or, if you are inclined to cheat, wait until later.
1 What is immediately to the left of this engraving?
2 Who is this fine gentleman?
3 What can you eat here?
4 What is the name of this palazzo?
5 What is the name of this piazza?
6 Opposite whose statue is this small grouping?
7 When did this business first open?
8 How many angels are there here?
9 How many steps are there here?
Credits: Wikipedia, visit-sulmona.it. With thanks also to both Prof. Raffaele Giannantonio and Danilo Borri for filling in the gaps…