Porzione della facciata della chiesa di San Simeone Grande.

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A place of worship dedicated to St Simeon the Prophet dating back to the end of the X century. Little is known of its past although due to its precarious conditions the church was certainly rebuilt between the XII and XIII centuries and underwent further rebuilding in the Eighteenth century by the architect Domenic Margutti, who completely revolutionised its appearance. Margutti erected a church with a basic plan, with three aisles and three apsidal chapels, trying, where possible, to reuse the ancient architectural elements (for example, the columns of the aisles were saved). Margutti died

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