Just 15 km inland from the Adriatic coast, you'll find narrow streets and authentic hilltown charm. But few discover the real wonders of Osimo in le Marche. [...]
Le Marche another Italy
Le Marche encompasses everything one would want from Italy. Incredible countryside from the Sibillini mountains to the glorious coastline, classic landscapes, castellated hilltops towns, culture, art, music, indoor, outdoor and watersports, wonderful wildlife, fun, delicious food and wines, quality fashions and footwear, museums, churches, culture, history – so much to do and see. Experience life to its fullest – experience Le Marche!
Curated by Mariano Pallottini
Discover the underground city of Osimo with us, a maze of tunnels uncovering some spectacular religious and mysterious carvings.
Above, the city of Osimo is a pretty hilltop village, with views over the surrounding countryside and the Apennines...
When you enter underground Osimo, everything changes. You enter a world of magic, mystery and legend. The tunnels are as old as time...there are over 9km of tunnels, alleyways and passageways, a subterranean labyrinth twisting, corkscrewing, convoluting around itself on different levels, reaching so far below that the life above is nothing but a memory. [...]
Under the city of Osimo (province of Ancona, Le Marche, Italy) there is an incredible dark second mate.
An underworld which links the main buildings, expanding throughout the city in a maze
This place, full of ancient alchemical symbolism, of which has not yet been given an explanation about its creation and on the respective function, was certainly sailed and lived by the Knights Templar of Malta who used it for their initiation to the Order.
After all, the symbolism of the labyrinth has always been considered the main element for the journey into the darkness of primal chaos toward the light, from a mere mortal and confused soul to an immortal and “enlightened” one. No coincidence that the path was done in an underground place...
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