The Tempio Malatesta chapel is another remarkable historical monument. Ancient architecture admirers will easily identify a fantastic fusion of the Renaissance and the Early gothic styles. The chapel was built in the 13th century and in two centuries it was decided to reconstruct this scale building. The reconstruction started in the 15th century, but it wasn’t finished. An unfinished touch has sufficiently added to the inimitable appearance of the present building.
The building of the majestic aged chapel houses the Rimini City Museum (Museo della Città). Its exposition unveils the city history, its visitors will discover a vast collection of unique showpieces dealing with history and culture of the city. Tourists will enjoy antique frescos, ceramic crafts, works of art, one of the halls of the museum presents statuary artworks.
Travelers interested in art will be pleased to visit the Museo Collezione Arte Sacra. Apart from priceless art canvases of the 16th century the art gallery keeps a collection of antique vases and religious relics. The oldest building of the city is the Amphitheater, which was built more than 2 thousand years ago. This scaled building has witnessed hundreds of historical events, it has been preserved till nowadays in parts only. From the scientific point of view this arena could set more than 10 thousand people at once in ancient times being one of the biggest human erected constructions of the world.
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