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aosta Aosta was founded in 25 BC by the Romans under the name of Augusta Praetoria.
It is a small town ; with about 40000 inhabitants, pleasant and animated.
One can admire many traces of the Romans : the Praetorian gate, the Augustus arch, remain the theatre and of the forum.
The cathedral dates of the XIIth century, but only the two Romance bell-towers are from this time.


Photos of Aosta

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aosta The Porta Pretoria gate in the ancient roman walls

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aostaaostaaosta The cathedral of Aosta, founded in the XIIth. It has Romance origins with its two bells towerss, the interior is mostly Gothic.

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