Provincia di Bologna

Memorial to Giovanni Acquaderni


The memorial dedicated to Giovanni Acquaderni is located in Piazza Acquaderni on the wall of the building nr. 8, where Acquaderni was born and spent part of his life.
It is rectangular and has the following inscription:
"In this house was modestly born on March 16th 1839 Count and Commendatore GIOVANNI BATTISTA ACQUADERNI, died in Bologna on February 16th 1922. With Mario Fabi from Viterbo, he founded the Italian Catholic Youth. Citizens show their respect and veneration to this famous man, who with his words and example lead the young generations to faith, action and sacrifice."
The memorial was hung on December 31st 1922, during a public demonstration as sign of remembrance for the death of Giovanni Acquaderni and to commemorate his works and fine actions.


Address: Piazza Acquaderni, 8 - 40024 Castel San Pietro Terme (BO)

How to get there

How to get to Castel San Pietro Terme


Enter the town centre by Via Matteotti and turn left to Piazza Acquaderni, near the main square of the town.

Learn more

In 1992 a commemorative demonstration was dedicated to Giovanni Acquaderni on the 70th anniversary of his death.

Info on the Tourist location

UIT - Ufficio di Informazione Turistica del Comune di Castel San Pietro Terme - Tourist Office

Piazza XX Settembre, 3 - 40024 Castel San Pietro Terme (BO)

Tel: +39 051 6954137; Fax: +39 051 6954141


Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 7.30am-1.30pm; Thursday 3pm-5.45pm.
Closing days: Sunday and Holidays.  
Services: Information on where to stay and where to eat; maps and brochures of museum, events and places to see; information on exhibitions, theatres, events, fairs and congress, local markets.

Area: Castel San Pietro Terme, Vallata del fiume Sillaro, Medicina, Castel Guelfo.


URP - Ufficio Relazioni con il Pubblico del Comune di Castel San Pietro Terme - Public Relation Office

Piazza XX Settembre, 3 - 40024 Castel San Pietro Terme (BO)

Tel: +39 051 6954154; Fax: +39 051 6954141


Last update: 06-09-2012

Edited by Area Imolese