Museo dei Brettii e degli Enotri


This archaeological museum displays finds from the Bronze Age Enotri culture, and the Brettii people who founded Cosenza in the 4th century BC. The permanent collection also includes votive offerings and other artefacts from Hellenistic and Roman times.

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1. Galleria Nazionale

0.08 MILES

This gallery focuses on southern Italian painting from the 16th century to the present day, including Renaissance-baroque works from the Neapolitan school…

2. Cathedral

0.13 MILES

Cosenza's 12th-century cathedral, devastated by earthquakes, was rebuilt in restrained baroque style in the 18th century. In a chapel off the north aisle…

3. Teatro Rendano

0.24 MILES

Built in the late 19th century, the Rendano is a leading Calabrian venue for opera and classical music.

4. Castle

0.33 MILES

Cosenza's doughty castle, begun by the Saracens, augmented by the Normans and left in disarray by several earthquakes, has benefited from extensive…

5. Santuario di San Francesco di Paola

12.81 MILES

Watched over by a crumbling castle, the Santuario di San Francesco di Paola is a curious, empty cave with tremendous significance to the devout. The saint…

6. Museo Demologico

23.67 MILES

Housed in part of San Giovanni in Fiore's old abbey (the Abbazia Forense), the Museo Demologico exhibits tools from the town's strong artisan culture…