Serrara Fontana, Ischia

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Serrara Fontana, Ischia

The Comune di Serrara Fontana (Serrara Fontana Municipality) at Island of Ischia In Campania region (Naples Province) occupies the territory of 669 hectares and has a population of 2.950 inhabitants. Ther presence of a human life on this part of island is documented from the Iron Age. In 8 - 6th centuries b.C here was situated a Greek village. The other inhabited center existed in the 3rd century b.C. on the place of contemporary Noia, where was found numerous pieces of cermics, these evidences are dated till the 4th century a.C. During the Middle Ages the important center was Noia, where the bishop of Ischia found shelter and where in 1374 he built new houses.

The population of Serrara began only in 17th century. Here the bishop of Ischia, under a title of baron, had his vassals, who in the beginning of 18th century substituted their dependence with the annual symbolic payment to the bishop. The places of interest are Sant'Angelo, Succhivo, Ciglio, Serrara, Fontana, L'Epomeo.

Places of Interest (shown on Map):

serrara
68.Assunta e S.Michele Arcangelo
69.Madonna di Montevergine
70.S.Ciro
71.Maria SS.del Carmine
72.Immacolata
73.S.Maria della Mercede
74.S.Antonio da Padova
75.Immacolata Concezione
76.S.Nicola da Bari

Calendar of the religious holidays of Serrara-Fontana

The Comune di Serrara Fontana (Serrara Fontana Municipality) Website: http://serrarafontana.asmenet.it/

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