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Chiesa Santa Caterina da Siena, Livorno
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Dopo il Santuario di Montenero e l'inscindibile binomio "Duomo di San Francesco - Chiesa di Santa Giulia", la Chiesa di Santa Caterina - situata nel quartiere della "Venezia" poco distante dalla "Fort... read more »After the sanctuary of Montenero and the inseparable Duo "Duomo di San Francesco-Church of Santa Giulia", the Church of Saint Catherine-located in the District of "Venice" not far from "new fortress"-is the third vertex of the triangle "devotional" livornese. Don't let negatively from the mighty octagonal drum resting on a rough brick base "anonymous". Neither the overall structure that appears at bottom a little disproportionate and cumbersome in the urban context of the "I" and the disappointing square in front of it deserves, in itself, an appropriate "Makeover". Do not rush to judge! Revenue and then-kinda like in San Lorenzo in Florence-you will have the unexpected vision of an airy interior architecture in the Baroque style and an impressive 19th-century frescoes in the dome, the largest in all of Tuscany. Not to mention then the valuable painting of the coronation of the Virgin "which stands on the high altar, designed by Giorgio Vasari, and the game of" gaps "between the pillars in side chapels. The suggestion is remarkable and you'll end up with the nose in the air although the poor lighting of the dome will not help surely your curiosity to tourists. How to put it? Fiat lux, please! ... Neither inter alia-but someone correct me as well in case of an error. -I think it will be to your rescue audiovisual teaching equipment. With the leave of the Pisani and pride of Leghorn, it should be noted that the religious building with its 63 meters height exceeds the "leaning tower" in Pisa. The adjacent Dominican convent then-used as a prison during the Napoleonic era--"hosted", among others, during the "twenty years", the future President of the Republic Sandro Pertini. In addition, over the small bridge on the "I" and the "Scali del Vescovado", you can reach in a few minutes at the entrance of the "new fortress" that deserves itself a visit to the tranquillity of his Park, for the glimpses it offers on the "Vault", the ancient "Scali delle Cantine" and "lantern" in the same Santa Caterina. Within walking distance you will encounter the remains of the theatre finally "San Marco," place of Foundation of the Italian Communist party means a facility in poor structural condition already at that time, so much so that-is common knowledge ...-participants had to have open umbrellas inside the Hall to shelter from the rain that came down from the roof caved! ...show original
Det var svalt og deilig her inne, og fullstendig stille. Utrolig fint å komme inn hit fra den varme, bråkete byen utenfor. Inventaret og utsmykningen var enestående vakker, og det var en spesiell fred... read more »It was cool and delicious in here, and completely silent. Incredibly nice to come in here from the hot, noisy city outside. The inventory and the decoration was unparalleled, and it was a special peace in here, almost heavenly. For me, to be here in the finest in the whole of Livorno.show original
Esta situada en la pl de los Dominicos en el distrito de la Venezia Nueva de la ciudad, és una de las mas bellas e impresionantes de Livorno. Su interior és impresionante. El edificio es de planta oct... read more »Located in the pl of the Dominicans in Venezia new city district, is one of the more beautiful and impressive of Livorno. Its interior is impressive. The building is of plant octagonal and is crowned by a large dome of near fifty m. of height. It is remarkable in its exterior as characteristic des districtwide.show original
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