Collepardo

Province of Frosinone, Latium, Italy

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Population:
975

About Collepardo

Collepardo is a comune (municipality) in the province of Frosinone in the Italian region of Lazio, located approximately 70 kilometers (43 miles) east of Rome and approximately 15 kilometers (9 miles) north of Frosinone.

History

The presence of ancient polygonal walls ("Pelasgic walls") testifies to the human presence in the area since ancient times, although the current settlement was probably founded in the 6th century AD. during the reign of Theodoric the Great. Collepardo belonged to the Colonna family after the reign of Pope Martino V (1422).

Main attractions

Collepardo Caves, a group of karst caves

Pozzo d'Antullo, a sinkhole in the Ernici Mountains

Collepardo Botanical Garden

Charterhouse of Trisulti, national monument

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