Amelia is a city of ancient origins: it was certainly among the first Italic centers. Cato, cited by Pliny says that the city was founded in 1134 BC. Evidence of such antiquity are megalithic walls (VII-VI century BC), which, together with the Roman and medieval, surround most of the town for about 2 km.
-The Museum, housed in the former convent of San Francesco. In addition to pre-Roman artefacts, Roman and early medieval, the imposing bronze statue of Germanicus, known Roman commander.
-The Cisterna (The Tank) , hydraulic work of Romans, dating to the first century BC, located in Piazza Matteotti. Restored in the 90's, the tank consists of ten adjoining rooms and had a capacity of more than 4,300 m³.
-The remarkable renaissance buildings, among which the Petrignani palace, with the hall of the zodiac, Naccarato palace , Cansacchi palace, Farrattini palace (important work of Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, as it represents a preparatory study for the famous Palazzo Farnese in Rome), the Venturelli palace.
-The Cathedral with his dodecagonal tower, XIth century.