Rotonda di San Lorenzo, Mantua

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The ruins of 11th-century Rotonda di San Lorenzo are cared for by Dominican friars. Built in the Lombard tradition with bricks, the church also borrows columns and marble detail from previous structures that once inhabited the site, one thought to be a temple devoted to Venus. Inside, spot two frescoes, one from the Byzantine era, and another from the 15th century. To visit Rotonda di San Lorenzo on your trip to Mantua, use our Mantua day trip planner .
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  • beautiful round church. free admission should convince even the most skeptical (and why) to enter and leave a bid.
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  • The Church "resurrected" from buildings that had included and blanket is very interesting. From the outside it is special and very harmonic, the inside is a little bare, although there is to recognize the charm of being inside a round building.
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  • This circular Church is a small ancient jewel and it would be worthwhile to preserve it better. The entrance is for free offer, the environment is tiny but very impressive, everything's exposed brick because the plaster Interior frescoes is now almost entirely peeled off, leaving the imagination interior decoration. I would like to see this church in better condition.
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  • Located in the main square of Mantua at the side of the clock tower, presents itself to visitors as an outline circulated. The floor on which the Church is built is below street level for this entrance is accessible via a ramp. For the visit there are no tickets. The Interior of the Church is very impressive.
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  • Ancient Church of Mantua town centre near the palazzo della Ragione. The roundabout place of art and religion. To see not too hyped
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  • Nice and round collection of the late 11th century on the model of the Rotunda of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. Brick building with Lombard Romanesque frescoes of which only a few fragments are visible. Cosy and intimate ... unfortunately little information present to visitors. Charming building anyway. There is no entrance fee but only a free offer for those who want to contribute to the maintenance of the property entrusted to the Dominican Fraternities.
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