Thursday, November 12, 2020


Altitude 150 m (490 feet). 36,000 inhabitants

The ancient city of Nomentum was in the present urban area of ​​CASALI, 1.5 km (0.9 miles) from Mentana

After being conquered by Lucius Tarquinius Priscus, the city rebelled twice to the Romans until it was finally subdued in 338 BC

It is located less than 1 km southeast of the small town of Conventino nearby where the Battle of Mentana took place in 1867 between 4,700 soldiers led by Garibaldi and 12,000 between French and Church State soldiers

Fortified Old Town

Scenic Piazza S. Nicola, Palazzo Crescenzio and Baronial Palace of the XVI century where there is the MUSEO DELLE MASCHERE TEATRALI E DEL TEATRO DEI BURATTINI (Museum of theatrical masks and of puppets theater)

Ossuary Monument of the Fallen in 1867

Augusto Fallani (1842/1930)

It contains a sarcophagus with the mortal remains of the fallen during the Battle of Mentana

Near the ossuary there is the MUSEO NAZIONALE DELLA CAMPAGNA DELL’AGRO ROMANO PER LA LIBERAZIONE DI ROMA (National Museum of the Roman Countryside Campaign for the Liberation of Rome)

Opposite the ossuary there is the MUSEUM OF SCIENCES

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