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Grottoes of Catullus is the name given to the ruins of a Roman villa which was built at the end of the 1st century B.C. and the beginning of the 1st century A.D. at the northernmost end of the peninsula of Sirmione on the southern shore of Lake Garda.[1]

Grottoes of Catullus
Grotte di Catullo
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Grottoes of Catullus.
Grottoes of Catullus is located in Italy
Grottoes of Catullus
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LocationSirmione, Italy
RegionLombardy
Coordinates45°30′6″N 10°36′22″E / 45.50167°N 10.60611°E / 45.50167; 10.60611Coordinates: 45°30′6″N 10°36′22″E / 45.50167°N 10.60611°E / 45.50167; 10.60611
TypeDwelling
History
PeriodsRoman Imperial
CulturesRoman
Site notes
ConditionRuined
OwnershipPublic
Public accessYes
Websitewww.grottedicatullo.beniculturali.it

In popular cultureEdit

It was one of the sets in the Academy awards nominated 2017 Call Me by Your Name (film)[2][3][4]

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