Set in the wonderful scenery of the Gorge of Frasassi, not far from the wellknown Frasassi Caves, walking up a steep path you can reach the elegant little temple of Frasassi.
In 1828 it was commissioned by the native pope Leo XII (Annibale della Genga) to the Italian architect Giuseppe Valadier
It’s in Neoclassical style, with a octagonal plan and a copper dome. The new temple was built using white travertine blocks extracted from a stone quarry above the cave. On the altar