Santuario Italiano Maddona diI Fatima,no 8, Citta della Pieve

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  • Nice this Sanctuary (former San Francisco church) dedicated to our Lady of Fatima. We were lucky enough to hear the story of the shrine during the visit. Surveying a 13th-century fresco in the adjacent Oratorio di San Bartolomeo, depicting "the Crucifixion", but popularly known as "weeping Angels", painted by Jacopo di Mino del Pellicciaio senese. Beautiful!
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  • The Church, built by the Franciscans fuori Porta Perugina, dates from the second half of the 13th century. The lower part of the façade is what remains of the building following the radical originality that occurred in the late 13th century according to a design by Andrea Vici. After the second world war has been transformed into Italian shrine of our Lady of Fatima. Inside there are works by artists such as Domenico Alfani, Antonio Circignani il Pomarancio said. The Church is flanked by the Oratory of San Bartolomeo, where on the back wall is a fresco depicting the crucifixion, popularly known as the weeping of angels, painting in the second half of the 14th century by Jacopo di Mino del Pellicciaio senese, 1300 painter and considered one of the best Sienese painters of the time. A beautiful church to be missed.
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  • Church that greets visitors just outside Porta Perugina, and presenting the most relevant façade from the SEC. XIII in Città della Pieve: made of bricks, with a gabled structure, divided into two orders from a small frame; has in the lower order three large arches of which the Central resting on Corinthian columns, is home to the entrance. The façade is the only original part left after the destruction occurred in 1766, the Interior has been totally renewed: nave with barrel-vaulted Loggia; side altars housing some precious paintings realized by Pomarancio, Circignani and Alfani (too bad we could not see it because it is being restored). In the refectory of the convent, is a precious fresco ' Jesus ' crucifixion ', the only surviving part of a cycle went completely destroyed ...
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