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

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Abbazia della Novalesa
Italian Alps
Susa,
Italy

Abbey of the

Abbazia di Santa Maria di Staffarda

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Abbazia di Santa Maria di Staffarda
Italian Alps
Staffarda,
Italy

Cistercian monastery. XII-XIII century.

Abbazia di Sant`Antonio di Ranverso

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Abbazia di Sant`Antonio di Ranverso
Italian Alps
Via S. Antonio di Ranverso, 1,
10090 Buttigliera Alta (TO),
Italy

Abbey. One of the most important gothic monuments.

Basilica di Superga

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

Cathedral on top of the hill. Pantheon of Savoyard rulers. XVII century.

Basilica S. Maria Maggiore

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Basilica S. Maria Maggiore
Italian Alps
Bergamo,
Italy

Romanesque temple from the 12th century. Rebuilt many times. Baroque interior - stucco, gilding, stellas, tapestries (Crucifixion).

Capella Colleoni

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Capella Colleoni
Italian Alps
Bergamo,
Italy

Pearl of the Lombard Renaissance. Multi-colored marble sculptures and bas-reliefs, frescoes.

Duomo Nuovo

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Duomo Nuovo
Italian Alps
Duomo Nuovo,
Brescia,
Italy

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

Il Duomo di Torino

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Il Duomo di Torino
Italian Alps
Via XX Settembre 87,
Torino,
Italy

The only renaissance building in Turin. Chapel of the Shroud of Turin.

Marienberg Abbey

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Marienberg Abbey
Italian Alps
Mals,
Italy

The highest located Benedictine monastery in the world (1340 m). Marienberg Abbey was founded in 1150.

Sacra di San Michele

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Sacra di San Michele
Italian Alps
Via alla Sacra, 14,
10057 S. Ambrogio (TO),
Italy

Benedictine Abbey. Built on a hill, it towers over the area.

Santuario di Vicoforte

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Santuario di Vicoforte
Italian Alps
Piazza Carlo Emanuele I, 1,
12080 VICOFORTE,
Italy

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