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Avalos Palace, the Civic Museum and the ghost of the Marquis

What to see in Troia, Foggia

It was built in the XVI century and enlarged in 1643 by Francesco D'Avalos, Prince of Troy, restructured several times between 1960 and 1990. The seat of the Municipal House, the palace has some boardrooms, which the room of the Caesars, with Baroque stuccoes and Renaissance portals. In what is the current Board of Directors Room is hosted a small chapel with the Baroque stuccoes and an interesting bas-relief "elevation of the Holy House" XVII century. In the basement from 1971 is the Civic Museum divided into 5 sectors (contemporary era, modern, medieval, Roman and pre-Romanesque). For centuries the legend wants that the shape of the Marquis of Avalos sinisterly appear at night to then be confused between the courtyards, the rooms of the palace and the basements of the Palace, bringing fear and dismay. Someone claims to have seen him walk between rooms, without head, others swear to have heard the voice suffering, others have seen its shadow. It is certain that the nocturnal atmosphere that surrounds the Avalos Palace is rather sinister, especially in consideration of the fact that the Prince of Troy was the protagonist of many mysteries both in life is that after several years from his death.

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Church of San Basilio Magno
Church of San Basilio Magno
The church of San Basilio Magno is the oldest church in the village of Troy.
Via San Basilio, 22, Troia (FG)
0.12 Kilometers from Avalos Palace, the Civic Museum and the ghost of the Marquis
Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta and the Museum of the Treasure of the Cathedral of Troy
Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta and the Museum of the Treasure of the Cathedral of Troy
The Exultet hymn are the pride of the Museum of the Treasure of the Cathedral of the village of Troy, in Puglia.
Piazza Episcopio, 5, Troia (FG)
0.13 Kilometers from Avalos Palace, the Civic Museum and the ghost of the Marquis
Ethnographic Museum of Peasant Civilisation.
Ethnographic Museum of Peasant Civilisation.
The Ethnographic Museum of Peasant Civilization is located in Biccari, in Daunia.
Via Municipio, 7, Biccari (FG)
10.15 Kilometers from Avalos Palace, the Civic Museum and the ghost of the Marquis
Byzantine tower
Byzantine tower
the imposing Byzantine tower, dominating the village of Biccari, in Daunia, is situated in Puglia.
Piazza Torre, 11, Biccari (FG)
10.29 Kilometers from Avalos Palace, the Civic Museum and the ghost of the Marquis
Concattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta
Concattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta
In the heart of the historic center of Bovino stands sober and imposing the Cathedral.
Piazza Duomo, 6, Bovino (FG)
12.46 Kilometers from Avalos Palace, the Civic Museum and the ghost of the Marquis
The Ducal Castle
The Ducal Castle
The rooms of the Palazzo Ducale di Bovino offer the possibility to visit the small but charming private chapel where there is preserved a fragment of Sacred Plug.
Castello di Bovino, Bovino (FG)
12.46 Kilometers from Avalos Palace, the Civic Museum and the ghost of the Marquis
The house of the Captain
The house of the Captain
This is one of the historic buildings more interesting in the village of Faeto. Therein lies the Ethnographic Museum of Faeto.
Vico Valentino, 1, Faeto (FG)
12.68 Kilometers from Avalos Palace, the Civic Museum and the ghost of the Marquis
The Mother Church of the Santissimo Salvatore
The Mother Church of the Santissimo Salvatore
Built around 1570 and located in the historic center of Faeto, The Mother Church of the Santissimo Salvatore is of great historical interest.
Via Roma, Faeto (FG)
12.71 Kilometers from Avalos Palace, the Civic Museum and the ghost of the Marquis
Prior's Tower
Prior's Tower
The Palace and the Tower of the Grand Prior of Alberona, in Puglia, dates back to the XII century.
Piazza Civetta, 11, Alberona (FG)
17.31 Kilometers from Avalos Palace, the Civic Museum and the ghost of the Marquis

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