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San Fermo Inferiore: a spiritual and artistic treasure

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san fermo Church Verona

 
From the right transept of the Church we find a "forest" of pillars once covered in frescoes. The spaces under the main basilica are full of holy atmosphere and precious art works. The church is very little known but truly a treasure to discover in Verona!
 

Sant'Anastasia Church restored

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Sant'Anastasia Church, one of the most relevant monument of Verona, a beautiful church of gothic now is visible totally restored. The restoring started in 2005 has been finished yesterday.

Arche Scaligere - Scaligeri Graves

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If you walk toward the Cathedral coming from delle Erbe square passing through Piazza dei Signori you will notice some monuments that are called Arche scaligere. These are the tombs of the Della Scala family, the most important family of the past of Verona that ruled in the city from the 13th to the late 14th century. There are five Gothic funerary monuments right out of the church Santa Maria Antica.

Basilica San Zeno in Verona

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San Zeno Church
San Zeno church, dedicated to the saint patron of Verona is one of the oldest churches of Verona and of Italy too. The legend says that a first small church was erected on the patron's tomb in 380, but the present building's history begins in 9th century. The Basilica was damaged or destroyed by a Magyar invasion in the early 10th century and in 967, a new Romanesque edifice was built by Bishop Raterius on the same site. On January 3, 1117 the church was damaged by the worst earthquake that hit Verona during its history, and it was restored and enlarged in 1138.

San Fermo Verona

Medieval Verona