Shrines

Places of pilgrimage, historic monasteries and churches.

Beauty and the harshness of mountain landscape invites us to reflection. That is why there is a lot of shrines.

Shrines are described in the following data: name, address, brief description, link to the website of tourist attraction, photo.

Abbazia della Novalesa

Shrines - Italian Alps
Point on the map

Susa, Italy

Abbey.
Abbazia della Novalesa
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Abbazia di Santa Maria di Staffarda

Shrines - Italian Alps
Point on the map

Staffarda, Italy

Cistercian monastery. XII-XIII century.
Abbazia di Santa Maria di Staffarda
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Abbazia di Sant`Antonio di Ranverso

Shrines - Italian Alps
Point on the map

Via S. Antonio di Ranverso, 1, 10090 Buttigliera Alta (TO), Italy

Abbey. One of the most important monuments of Gothic.
Abbazia di Sant`Antonio di Ranverso
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Basilica di Superga

Shrines - Italian Alps
Point on the map

Strada della Basilica di Superga, 73, 10032 Torino, Italy

Cathedral on the hilltop. Pantheon Savoy rulers. XVII century.
Basilica di Superga
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Basilica S. Maria Maggiore

Shrines - Italian Alps
Point on the map

Bergamo, Italy

Roman Temple of the XII century. Rebuilt many times. Baroque interior - stuccos, stelle, tapestries (the Crucifixion).

Capella Colleoni

Shrines - Italian Alps
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Bergamo, Italy

Pearl of the Lombard Renaissance. Multicolored marble statues and bas-reliefs, frescoes.

Duomo Nuovo

Shrines - Italian Alps
Point on the map

Duomo Nuovo, Brescia, Italy

The dome of the cathedral is the third largest after St Peter`s Basilica. Peter in the Vatican and the Department of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence.

Il Duomo di Torino

Shrines - Italian Alps
Point on the map

Via XX Settembre 87, Torino, Italy

The only Renaissance building in Turin. Chapel of the Shroud of Turin.
Il Duomo di Torino
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Marienberg Abbey

Shrines - Italian Alps
Point on the map

Mals, Italy

The highest abbey in the world (4,400 feet), the Benedictine monastery of Marienberg was founded in 1150.
Marienberg Abbey
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Sacra di San Michele

Shrines - Italian Alps
Point on the map

Via alla Sacra, 14, 10057 S. Ambrogio (TO), Italy

Benedictine Abbey. Built on a hill towering over the area.
Sacra di San Michele
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Santuario di Vicoforte

Shrines - Italian Alps
Point on the map

Piazza Carlo Emanuele I, 1, 12080 VICOFORTE, Italy

Elliptical dome - one of the largest in the world. XVII century
Santuario di Vicoforte
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