Marche, Province of Ancona60100, from 60121 to 60129, 6013, Italy
Ancona is a city and a seaport in the Marche region, in central Italy, with a population of 102,997 (2010). Ancona is the capital of the Province of Ancona and of the region.
The city is located 280 km (170 mi) northeast of Rome, on the Adriatic Sea, between the slopes of the two extremities of the promontory of Monte Conero, Monte Astagno and Monte Guasco. Ancona is one of the main ports on the Adriatic Sea, especially for passenger traffic, and is the main economic and demographic center of the region.
Cathedral church of S. Ciriaco - The Cathedral of Ancona, dedicated to Judas Cyriacus, was consecrated at the beginning of the 11th century and completed in 1189.
The marble Arch of Trajan, 18 m high, erected in 114/115 as an entrance to the causeway atop the harbour wall.
The Lazzaretto (Laemocomium or "Mole Vanvitelliana").
The Episcopal Palace was the place where Pope Pius II died in 1464.
The church of Santa Maria della Piazza, with an elaborate arcaded façade (1210).
The Palazzo del Comune (or Palazzo degli Anziani - Elders palace), built in 1250.
Church of San Francesco alle Scale
Church of Sant'Agostino, built by the Augustinians in 1341.
Church of the Santi Pellegrino e Teresa (18th century).
Church of the Santissimo Sacramento (16th and 18th century).
The Palazzo del Senato.
The Loggia dei Mercanti.
The National Archaeological Museum (Museo Archeologico Nazionale).
The Municipal Art Gallery (Pinacoteca Civica) "Francesco Podesti".