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Roscigno: photos, description (Roscigno)

Roscigno is a small beautiful town in the province of Salerno, located on the slope of Monte Pruno in the national Park "Cilento and Vallo di Diano" and famous for its historical centre. The city is divided into Roscigno Nuova (or just Rosino) - new settlement, founded after the old was destroyed during a landslide, and Roscigno Vecchia, 1.5 km from the new district.

Roscigno, Vecchia - the old Roscigno is a typical example of villages of the 19th century, it grew around the Central square and the Church. It stands in the heart of the Park "Cilento" and surrounded by the hills of the valley, Samara. There are no modern buildings and infrastructure, instead the flavor of the past and the unhurried pace of life that attract tourists. At the beginning of the 20th century, when after a landslide residents moved in, Roscigno Nuova, the old town was abandoned. Today this Ghost town, announced at the beginning of the 21st century eco-Museum is open for tourists. Nearby is another Ghost town - the old village of Romagnano al Monte. And 2 km from Roscigno, on Monte Pruno, is the archaeological area with the ruins of ancient settlements Lukanov and introv (7-3-th century BC). In 1938, the year it was discovered the tomb, called the Prince, which lay in a huge number of expensive items - Etruscan bronze candle holder, elegant silver bowl, a silver necklace and crown. And in 1980-ies during the excavations in the district of Cuozzi was found a necropolis Lukanov - all this suggests that the territory of Rosino was inhabited in the 5th century BC.

For travelers, Roscigno Vecchia, is to go for a walk through its streets, along which there are ancient walls and buildings, stone portals are visible and farmhouses, moving dipping into the atmosphere of the middle Ages. As a rule, on the first floor of the house is the barn, and on the second - bedrooms, a kitchen and a living room. Today, Roscigno, Vecchia lives only one man - Giuseppe Spagnuolo. In order to preserve folk heritage in the city was a Museum of peasant civilization, in which contains about 500 exhibits and a rich photo archive. The collection of the Museum is exhibited in six halls, each dedicated to one of the aspects of peasant life, - the cultivation of grapes and production of wine, picking olives and making olive oil, the breeding of cattle and manufacture of cheese, the cultivation of the soil, husbandry, ploughing, reaping, threshing, processing of wool, etc.