Capocci and Graziani Tower (Torri dei Capocci e dei Graziani) at San Martino ai Monti

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Capocci and Graziani Tower at San Martino ai Monti, rome

These are two twin medieval towers, of which the highest (36m) one was built by the Arcionis and subsequently passed to the Capoccis, who erected around it a series of fortification. The other tower was constructed by the Cerronis, a family to which probably belonged a famous painter Pietro Cavallini; from Cerroni the tower passed to the Graziani's, a family of Sabin origins.

Rione Monti, situated in close vicinity of such well-known sites as the Colosseum, the ancient Roman forums, and Piazza Venezia, is the oldest of the 6 Rioni and 14 Quartieri that form the neighborhoods of Rome.
Capocci Tower at San Martino ai Monti (Torre dei Capocci presso San Martino ai monti) Graziani Tower at San Martino ai Monti (Torre dei Graziani presso San Martino ai monti)
Left one is Capocci Tower and right one is Graziani Tower

Rione Monti is the oldest of the 6 Rioni and 14 Quartieri that form the neighborhoods of Rome. Situated in close vicinity of such well-known sites as the Colosseum, the ancient Roman forums, and Piazza Venezia, it has been one of the largest and the most populated one of the neighborhood districts for a very long time. Beginning with the ancient Roman era and up to recent times, Rione Monti has gone through many changes, which all contributed to creating the complex structure that this district presents today. Monti is one of the most authentic old neighborhoods in the Eternal City. The Rione hosts many churches, several palaces built by the Roman nobility, and many ancient Roman archeological sites. Among the most characteristic landmarks of this neighborhood are its towers: Torre del Grillo, Torre dei Graziani, Torre dei Capocci, and Torre delle Milizie.

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Capocci and Graziani Tower (Torri dei Capocci e dei Graziani) at San Martino ai Monti
Via di San Martino ai Monti
00184, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Zone: Rione Monti (Colosseo-S.Giovanni-S.Maria Maggiore) (Roma centro)
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