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Rubiera Railway Station
Public out-of-town and railway transport services
Province Map
Rubiera is a small town located at the intersection of Via Emilia with the Secchia River. It is an important industrial town and corresponds to the ancient "Corte de Herberia” dating back approximately to the XI century.
XVI-century monumental complex; it was built to give shelter to wayfarers and pilgrims along the Via Emilia near the ford formed by the Secchia river.
Annunziata Church
Oratory of the XVIII century, it was buitl at expenses of SS.Annunziata Brotherhood.
Romanesque Parish Church of Saints Faustino and Giovita
One of the oldest Romanesque parish churches in the diocese, mentioned in a document dated 945.
Church of S. Agata a Casale
House of worship that dates to the 16th century.
Parish Church
A house of worship built in the 18th century and restructured in the early 1900s.
Oratory of San Nicola
The Oratory of San Nicola da Tolentino was built in 1687 by Nicola Solieri, the mayor of Rubiera.
Palazzo Civico
The fifteenth-century Palazzo Civico now hosts the Municipal Library.
Palazzo Rainusso
Former convent of the 16th century transformed into a summer residence in the 18th century.
Palazzo Sacrati
XV-century noble palace; it now hosts the Town Council.
Herberia Theatre
Municipal theatre of the 20th century, late Art Nouveau style.
The Fortress
Only some of the elements of the ancient fortress, an important presence in the history of Rubiera, remain visible today. After various transformations, only the remaining exterior walls are visible.
Apse and bell tower of the former church of San Donnino and San Biagio
Fifteenth-century bell tower and medieval apse. Only the external structures can be viewed.
Altarpiece dedicated to San Rocco
The Oratory of the Santissima Annunziata (Our Lady of the Assumption) in Rubiera has an altar and altarpiece dedicated to San Rocco, the 14th-century saint believed to provide protection from the plague.
Altarpiece by Giacomo Bolognini
Altarpiece painted in the eighteenth century, it has been restored in 1996/97, and during restoration works it was ascertained to be a big canvas of Giacomo Bolognini
The Secchia River Floodplain
Natural reserve. It is a naturalistic area of artificial origin and characterized by wetlands with a centre for environmental education.
The floodplain, the landscape, man and nature
Because of the wonderful plenty of plant and animal life in this protected area, people have been using this precious semi-natural environment for leisure and cultural purposes even before it was officially declared as a nature reserve.

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