Corso Marrucino in Chieti

The main street of Chieti is the Corso Marruccino. Until around 1890, the street was still called Corso Galliani and included the Largo della Trinità and the Largo del Pozzo (now Largo Trento e Trieste and Largo San Gabriele Valignani). The name of the street derives from the people that used to live in the area before the Romans.

Corso Marrucino Chieti

Useful information

Churches: San Francesco al Corso.

History and description

The Corso Marrucino in its present form is the result of a big project toward the end of the 19th century.

Some of the city’s main tourist attractions line this street, which is also used for markets and antique fairs.

What to see

The main attraction along the street is the San Francesco al Corso Church, with its impressive facade, preceded by a double stairway.

Corso Marrucino, Chieti


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