Foro Annonario, designed by the Senigallia born architect Pietro Ghinelli in 1834, is a symbolic location of Senigallia and its role as a supreme urban space has remained unchanged since its construction.
The square itself constitutes the forum’s heart, delimited by a complex of 24 columns in Doric style. The old fishery is nestled beneath the shade of the portico, sheltered from the sunlight which bathes it only at sunset.
Foro Annonario is also a fascinating venue for an array of cultural events and performances. Its recent reconstruction has also transformed it into the cultural heart of the city: currently, splendidly restored upper floor rooms host the highly frequented library, Biblioteca Antonelliana, and Municipal Archive.