Garden of Ninfa
The garden includes the remains of the ancient city of Ninfa, perhaps founded by the Volscians at the feet of the Monti Lepini. In the Middle Ages the town was a rich commune on the Appian Way. In 1159, Pope Alexander III was crowned there. and it was destroyed by order of the Emperor Frederick Barbarossa, after his enemy Pope Alexander III had taken refuge in the town.
The castle and the area were renewed in the 20th century in the English garden style.
The garden/oasis of Ninfa houses a rich variety of fauna, including the rare Brown trout and 152 species of birds.
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