Discover Ancona

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Ancona is a port city on the Adriatic coast of Italy. It's known for its beaches, seafront promenades, and the centuries-old Trajan's Arch. The city is home to a large number of monuments, including the Romanesque Church of San Ciriaco and an ancient Roman amphitheater. Ancona also offers visitors great shopping experiences with many local boutiques and artisan shops selling products ranging from leather goods to jewelry and traditional foods like local olives and salami. Visitors should also take time to explore Piazza del Plebiscito, one of Ancona's main squares where they can find numerous restaurants serving up delicious Italian fare. Those looking for outdoor activities can enjoy walks along Lungomare della Vittoria or make their way up Monte Guasco for breathtaking views overlooking the city.