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Museum of Scales in Monterchi

Discover one of the most important collections of scales and weights in Europe

A border fortress shleted on an isolated hill
In the hills of the Tevere Valley, not far from Umbria and surrounded by medieval parish churches and convents, the village of Monterchi sits proudly on its perch. This isolated hill, probably used by a branch of some Pagan cults who honoured Hercules, was once called Mons Herculis, and later Monterchi. ...