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The Cathedral of Verona

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The Cathedral, the main church of Verona (but in my opinion not the most beautiful one) is dedicated to S. Maria Assunta and it is one of the examples of romanesque style in Verona. This church is part of a bigger complex of architectural buildings which include
S. Giovanni in Fonte, S. Elena, the cloister, the Capitular library and the bishop’s residence. Here lives and celebrates the bishop, this is why it is considered the main church of Verona.

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