Basilica di San Gaudenzio, Novara

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The Basilica of San Gaudenzio is a church in Novara, Piedmont, northern Italy. It is the highest point in the city. It is dedicated to Gaudentius of Novara, first Christian bishop of the city.It was built between 1577 and 1690 following the destruction of the old Basilica, ordered by Emperor Charles V.The Basilica itself was built by Pellegrino Tibaldi; however, the monumental cupola was designed by Alessandro Antonelli (who also designed the Mole Antonelliana in Torino). The cupola was completed in 1887; it is 121 metres high.
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  • After having made an appointment, we climb the dome, visit very interesting and informative. To try out.
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  • Stands on Majesty on the city of Novara that illuminates with its chic, elegant. Very nice. Climb to the dome not perere
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  • A good find visited after an adequate analysis of the reviews on the internet. Very well documented the chapels with descittive well done. A few pieces of high artistic quality and well-preserved. The visit can be completed in a couple of hours, if fans of art and history. To check the schedules for possible visit the Bell Tower.
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  • Impressive without being too gaudy. More local info on opening times would be helpful.
  • Nice church with fantastic chapels inside. Impressive golden Christ statue.
  • Credo che sia la cupola quinta più alta in Italia...la cosa che mi sorprende è che c'è dentro una statua di Melchizedek, sommo sacerdote. Non l'ho mai visto. I believe this is the fifth tallest domed building in Italy. The thing that surprised me most was that there's a statue of Melchezidek, High Priest, inside. I've never seen that before, even though he is a very important biblical figure.
  • Must come here if you drop by Novara. Signature tallest brick building
  • Beautiful,quite basilic and a city.Love this place.

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