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Foligno, the '' Center of the World ''
Placed to the centre of the Umbrian lowland, in the green heart of Italy, a trip through the places that have made Foligno the '' center of the world ''

In according to an ancient tradition it would be really the city of Foligno the fulcrum of our planet, the place on which to aim the compass to mark the distances from every other destination. A little bit joking and a little bit not, the voice spreads and this tradition now tickles the vanity of the inhabitants and the envy of the other bell tower. Up to a little while ago this centre had been individualised with precision in a physical place, constituted by the base of a ninepin set to the centre of a billiards in a central coffee in the most central plazas of Foligno. Today the symbol of Foligno '' center of the world '' is the ring of the Quintana, prestigious medieval tournament, main city demonstration.

Foligno in reality is not exactly found in the middle of Umbria, but like a pulsating and vital heart, is moved to the left side.
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To Foligno the first edited Divine Comedy - April 11th 1472 is a historical date for the city of Foligno, but also for the history of the culture and the Italian literature. In that day the goldsmi... Foligno_country_houses
Foligno_hotels The Quintana of Foligno - The tournament of the Quintana of Foligno is the historical remembering of a series of celebrations that precisely took place February 10th 1613 on the o... Foligno_hotel
Foligno_bed_and_breakfast The Blessed Angela from Foligno - Between 1248 and 1309 is consumed the mystical experience of an unusual female character, very dear to the city of Foligno, the Blessed Angela from Foligno. ... Foligno_handicraft
Foligno_typical_products The Pupil of Foligno - He was born in 1430 in Foligno, its more illustrious child, Niccolò di Liberatore, famous painter and magnificent interpreter of the Renaissance. It o... Foligno_maps
Foligno_how_to_reach Foligno and outskirts: the Bean of Cave - The '' bean of Cave '', in virtue of its elevated quality, gained a proper space within the regional and national gastronomy. Cultivated since the beginnings of the... Foligno_church
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