PIAZZA DEL PLEBISCITO
In Sapri, in plebiscito square, you can admire a marble funerary stele. The marble stele is a funerary stone, dating back to Roman times that the Romans used to place next to a tomb . Placed in piazza del Plebiscito in Sapri, for over a century, the block in carved marble is about one meter high. On it you can see the epigraph or funerary inscription made for the premature death of the young Roman builder Lucio Sempronio Pomponio prisco. On the surface of The marble stone today in the Square, presents there is an epigraph in Latin language.
In the small town centre, and right in the places of landing Carlo Pisacane, in a picturesque bay there was, between the 19th and the 20th centuries, a large urban intervention, accomplished by MR Giuseppe Cesarino. Among the new buildings, the most important ones are the Institute of Santa Croce and the House of the “Buon Pastore”. Today belonging to the Church of san Giovanni battista , the Church of Santa Croce, was built in 1898, on the intercession of the cord Cesarino and Brother Angelico. It was completely restored in 1922 and after the earthquake, unfortunately suffered structural damage that led to a new restoration.
The Church of Immacolata is the largest building in Sapri . The style is Neoclassical, it was built around 1730. It is located in the most important square of the town and is in a more advanced point than the other buildings that overlook the same square. the portal in bronze, built in 1983, represents a view of the bay of Sapri and Saint Vito (Patron of the town), Francesco di Paola and Gaspare Bertoni, who guide the people to reach the highest spiritual goals.
A cura di Francesca Di Micco de Santo e Asia Speziale.