Hypogean archaeological area of Piazza Italia
The area is located under Piazza Italia, near the Corso Garibaldi. The excavations, although they cover an area of small dimensions, are of great importance and show 11 different layers of construction: from the oldest, the great Greco-Roman one, up to the XIX century, a period in which the area was destined for public use . You can see the ancient Roman pavement, walls, wells and cisterns of the Byzantine era, rooms of the Norman era probably intended for the working of bronze, buildings from the Angevin period, and the foundation of the base of the statue of Ferdinando di Borbone which dates back to 1823. All Inside the site, coins of great numismatic importance have been found. Among the various theories, still under study, the site could contain the remains of the ancient mint of Reghion, ancient Reggio.