The history of this oratory, built on the wishes of the Bishop of Pienza, is a strange one. It was originally located in the ... More
Oratorio di Santa Maria delle Nevi
The history of this oratory, built on the wishes of the Bishop of Pienza, is a strange one. It was originally located in the Malavolti castle consisting of houses and towers but the houses were turned into a nobleman's palace in the 14th Century. Only an expert eye could trace the lines of the ancient oratory but the spirit of the place is very strong.
The statue of St Catherine of Siena stands in a flowerbed in the gardens around Castel Sant'Angelo . It was
designed in 1961 by Francesco Messina who also created the Dying Horse in front of the RAI television offices ...
Building work on Santa Maria dei Servi was begun in 1346 by the Servi di Maria (Servants of Mary). The
church was enlarged in 1381 following the design of A. da Faenza and building only finished in 1545. The ...
This church is an example of Renaissance architecture in Parma. It has a central Greek cross plan in a Bramante
like style, and was built between 1521 1539 following the design of an unknown architect. It was built by ...