Santuario Madonna della Guardia, Tortona

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Santuario Madonna della Guardia is located in Tortona. Make Santuario Madonna della Guardia a centerpiece of your Tortona vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Tortona trip itinerary builder.
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  • While not necessarily an architectural attraction (although it is a very nice church built in the 30s), Sanctuario Madonna della Guardia is one of three churches you should visit in Tortona (the other...  more »
  • This cathedral is absolutely one of the top attractions of the city, the church itself is majestic built on the 20s' and after few years it has been expanded by the behest of Don Orione which nowaday ...  more »
  • The exterior of the basilica has a particular architecture. The statue of the Madonna dominates majestically, especially at night when it is illuminated. Inside the Church are mainly 3 points that attract and lead to prayer:-the crucified to human greatness that are situated right at the entrance-the body of Saint Luigi Orione, the Saint of love and the one who built the shrine itself-another statue of Mary with the infant Jesus, whose intercession he gave many Thanks to which we are witnesses. In front of the shrine stands the little Cottolengo, built by Don Orione, where nuns and expert staff welcome children with severe disabilities. Is a sanctuary of peace and love.
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