The district of San Giuliano (Borgo San Giuliano) is one of the districts of Rimini, Dating its history to the 11th century.
Initially, the area of San Giuliano was located outside the city walls and was a poor fishermen's quarter. However, in the early 20th century, thanks to the growth of the Italian cities, San Giuliano, together with other three districts were included in the city of Rimini, then became its integral part.
The San Giuliano is also known as the quarter Fellini. In this quarter the once born and raised Italian film Director Federico Fellini. In Rimini there is also a Park named after Fellini, Federico Fellini Museum, though long closed, Rimini international airport is also named after Federico Fellini, and even apartments, named after Federico Fellini.
The neighbourhood of San Giuliano, between the river Fiume Marecchina and Canal Rimini, on the South side of the river. Both sides (North and South) the district maintains the bridges, one of which is the oldest and most famous bridge of Rimini - the Tiberius bridge. This bridge connects the district of San Giuliano with the historical part of Rimini. Read more about the bridge of Tiberio in Rimini...
Currently, the greatest interest among tourists, in addition to the eponymous beach, causing a part of the historic district of Borgo San Giuliano. It is this small part of the area, only a few streets and make San Giuliano so attractive to visit.
In the historic district of San Giuliano: the small square and the narrow cobbled streets, on both sides of which are close to each other are the old colorful buildings, the facades of which you can see drawings that represent characters and places from the films of Federico Fellini. On the first floor of the buildings of the quarter are also a few cafes and restaurants, small shops and retail shops. All this makes the historical part of the district of San Giuliano is very colorful and crowded.
The Area Of Gabena (Plazzetta Gabena)
The center of the quarter and its main dominant stands the Chiesa San Giuliano Martire are located on the same street.
The first information about Church of San Giuliano belongs to the 11th century. Then the Church was part of a Benedictine Abbey, dedicated to saints Peter and Paul. Moreover, this complex was founded near an important road (Via Emilia), which made the area an ideal place to build a monastery.
Its present form the Church received after the reconstruction in the 16th century when it acquired the architectural style of the Renaissance, a brick Church tower gracefully rises above the other buildings of the historic part of San Giuliano.
The area near the Church of San Giuliano
Square Forzieri, address: via dei Forzieri 45, there is a small Chiesa Cristiana Evangelica.
View of the San Giuliano from the Tiberius bridge
A walk through the historic district of San Giuliano can be well combined with those of Tiberius bridge, which will take in the old town of Rimini, where the main historical sights of the resort.