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It is the capoluogo of the Calabria and is the administrative heart of the region. The original city nucleus is situated on three silana cliff necks to approximately 345 meters on the sea level in a splendid panoramic position on Goes them of the Musofalo and the Fiumarella. Catanzaro is to little kilometers from the Small Sila (Taverna, Dawn, Mancuso Village, Racisi Village, Palumbo Village) and to least distance from the sea where the quarter seafaring of Catanzaro Lido, ancient village of fishermen rises, today receiving and developed bathing tourist center. The Road of the Two Seas and the imposing viadotto "Morandi" on the Fiumarella, with more recent tangential and rotatorie, are the most modern features of union that today connect the historical center, to the new quarters on the road that door towards the Sila. The old medieval village, can be reassumed in the church, today sconsacrata, of Saint Omobono erected in XII the century from the Confraternita of It knows to you, and in the rests of the castle constructed in the 1060 from Roberto the Guiscardo, situated in defensive position on a border to collinare, to the feet of which the Fiumarella slides. The memory of other ages is gomitolo of roads and alleys. The baroque portali are the characteristic feature of the old city nucleus, the same feature that picks in the more important churches than Catanzaro: the church of the Rosary, the church of S. Giovanni, the Basilica of the Immaculate one, the church of the Mount of the Dead men, the church of the Observance with a Madonna of the Gagini, all places, these, in which it is possible to admire marmoree and pittoriche works of the ' 500. Catanzaro protesa towards the sea: the quarter S. Elia to 600 meters on the sea level, carefullied lay down between the chestnut trees in an ecosystem typically pre-mounts. To little kilometers from capoluogo on the road for the highway connection that door to Lamezia Terme still two splendid verande natural ones: on a prospiciente height Catanzaro Carafe of ancient origins rises arbereshŔ in which still it lives are the traditions of Albanian stock. Magnificent the customs that the women, old and young people, wear in the recurrences. On the skillful side of the Catanzaro-Lamezia road there is Tiriolo from which mirabile it turns out the sight is of the Ionian one, it is of the Tyrrhenian one. This small center of high hill must its characteristic and valuable notoriety to the webbing of scialli calabrians, the "vancali". In times not too much remote, Catanzaro, was one of the more important centers for the working of the silk.

Catanzaro have origins bizantine. Founded in IX the century, the city nacque like true and just a blockhouse between lonio and the Tyrrhenian one. Conquered around to the 1059 from Part of Roberto the Guiscardo, divenne county normanna and important center of traffics trades them beyond that rinomatissimo center for the working of the silk. Subsequently it passed at first under the dominion of the Angioini and then under that one of the Aragoneses. Besieged from the French in 1528, it resisted victoriously, a lot that Carl V conferred them "the faithful" and them titles "magnificent". Under the borbonico empire it became the administrative and political center of the Ulterior Calabria. In 1820-21 it participated actively to the carbonari motions and in 1848 and 1860 to the fight for the hunting of the Borboni.

"A Naca", religious processione of the Saint friday, in paschal period, to which the parishes participate to all. Draft of a true and own rappresentazione in custom of the corteo that accompanied Jesus until the place of its Crocifissione. Festivity of the Madonna of the sailors to Catanzaro Lido to July aim: a statue of the Madonna is capacity in processione on a great fishing boat to whose followed are hundreds of boats adorned to festivity. To August, in the first decade of the month, the Fair of S. Lorenzo is carried out, a market week in which they come exposed to the handicraft typical products of all the province.

"U morseddu" is the typical plate for excellence, only in its kind, difficultly imitabile, consumed still today to half morning in the typical trattorie of the old historical center. It is made up of fattaglie and of interiora of vitella, with gravy of tomato and piccante red chili pepper, served in the characteristic "pitta", the manifactured softest bread to wide rubber ring and lacking in crust. "To tiana", tegame in which to kidskin pieces they come added peas, carciofi, bread potatoes mollica and a spezie. All it comes rosolato to the furnace. The provola, butirri (fresh paste shell a latte of with a butter heart), insaccati of meat of pig like the soppressata one, the sausage and, between cheeses, the pecorino constitutes anch' they the characteristic features of one gastronornia typical to taste and available in all the restaurants of the city. Between cakies to remember the Taralli, the Mustaccioli and the Cozzupe: these last ones constitute the traditional paschal cake. Optimal the "Crucette", fichi buckets cuts to halves and arranged to cross and fillings of walnuts, cinnamon, candito cedar and cooked to the furnace. Wines: Malvasia of Catanzaro (16 degrees approximately), soft cake and for dessert. Cir˛ wine d.o.c., coming from from the zone of red the crotonese and rosato, by now famous wine all over the world. To taste the vinelli local coming from from the catanzarese hill.

Source: Calabria Region

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