Superb town of almost 2.700 years even older than Rome.
From the 3rd century B.C to the 19th century A.D. (2.000 years), was known with the name of NARNIA. It was very important thanks to its strategic and dominating position close to Rome.
In 1870, as a result of the end of the Papal States , the name “Narnia” was changed. Latin would never again be used as an official language so a result, the name became “Narni” to reflect the new vernacular slang of the time.
Narnia manuscripts and statutes from 1600 onwards.
Civitas Narnia, latin translation of Narnia City
Our ancient I. D. card
Start to know Narnia as artists’ and writers’ inspiration source.
Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot painting “ Ponte di Narni” Bridge of Narni (1826). This painting is exposed at the Louvre museum in Paris. This famous painting has become also a french stamp. Discover the others….C.S. Lewis ( The Chronicles of Narnia author) is one of them
With few minutes, www.narniainitaly.com will transport you into its glorious past and uniqueness. Discover its special history in each website’s step
With its monuments and natural environment Narnia has been inspiration for international painters, novelists, writers, medievalists and poets from all over the world.
Narnia is also the birth place of a Roman emperor and mercenary captains.
Photo: San Cassiano Abbey, 11th century, in the Holy Cross Mountain
Discover how easy is to reach Narnia
Search the Narnia’s secrets.
Visit the Narnia Underground and its inquisition’s mistery. The only inquisition’s prison in the world open to visitors.
Come to hear how 6 young guys found it in 1979
Read the page and discover how to obtain discounted tickets.
Credits and further information
We thank: for pictures, archives access and text supervision:
Diemme Foto, Serena Novelli, Foto Video Narni, Marco Mascellini, Narni City Library, Lou Del Bianco, Massimo Volpini (drone operator)
THEY TELL ABOUT THE REAL NARNIA:
We thank Sunna Neufeglise, actress and model, for the presence in the short video
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Narni, (TR), Italy