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Benevento - 2012

Benevento, capital city for one of the five provinces that make up the Campania region,
proved to be a charming place to spend the weekend... offering much to see and do, as well
as great local food and wine!

For the area's tourism website, see __ http://www.eptbenevento.it/?language=english

Click the individual thumbnails on this page for larger versions, some with notes etc..
First sight of Trajan's Arch
First sight of Trajan's Arch
Celebrating not a victory, but a road
Celebrating not a victory, but a road
Saint Hilary - Sant'Ilario
Saint Hilary - Sant'Ilario
Santa Sofia, Benevento - with its obelisk
Santa Sofia, Benevento - with its obelisk
... and the safety-first campanile
... and the "safety-first" campanile
Lions around the obelisk
Lions around the obelisk
Stylish offices and apartments
Stylish offices and apartments
Our Calabrian group....
Our Calabrian group....
Unusual family crest
Unusual family crest
Duomo
Duomo
Duomo in restauro....
Duomo in restauro....
... but due to reopen in the autumn
... but due to reopen in the autumn
Six thirty in the evening, and still 34C.... 93F
Six thirty in the evening, and still 34C.... 93F
The Roman theatre
The Roman theatre
Sculpture from the theatre
Sculpture from the theatre
A lunch to remember - Dionisio
A lunch to remember - Dionisio
Dionisio
Dionisio
 Hortus Conclusus  - the works of Mimmo Paladino
Hortus Conclusus - the works of Mimmo Paladino
In the Hortus
In the Hortus
Hotel Traiano - outdoors indoors
Hotel Traiano - outdoors indoors
Washing the glass roof of the atrium
Washing the glass roof of the atrium
Splendour at breakfast time
Splendour at breakfast time
Bric a brac and antiques fair
Bric a brac and antiques fair
Outdoor dining each evening
Outdoor dining each evening
A meal in two halves....
A meal in two halves....
The Rocca dei Rettori
The "Rocca dei Rettori"
Trajan, in the grounds of the Rocca
Trajan, in the grounds of the Rocca
Outside the Rocca
Outside the Rocca
Lion in the Rocca grounds
Lion in the Rocca grounds
Benevento's suburbs, from the Rocca gardens
Benevento's suburbs, from the Rocca gardens
Inside the Rocca
Inside the "Rocca"
SPQB - a celebration of earlier glory
SPQB - a celebration of earlier glory
S.P.Q.B. - 20th century
S.P.Q.B. - 20th century
Tower, at one corner of the city wall
Tower, at one corner of the city wall
At the bus station...
At the bus station...
An Easter gift from the witch
An Easter gift from the witch