San Vittore, Varese

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#7 of 14 in Historic Sites in Province of Varese
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  • August 17, 2017
    It was built in three stages: the chancel (early 16th century); the courtroom aisles between 1589 and 1625; the neoclassical façade, between 1788 and 1791, designed by Leopoldo Pollock. Sights: the vault of the apse frescoed by Giovanni Ghisolfi; the altar in Baroque style of fratelli Buzzi of Viggiù, completed in 1742 designed by Bartolomeo bubble; the processional cross, based on designs by Floriano Bodini and offered in memory of Paul VI. Valuable is, in the right aisle, the chapel of our Lady of Sorrows, a painted wooden group created in the mid-16th century, after the miraculous apparition of three stars, which took place on 3 may 1678. Point out the vault of the nave, decorated with stucco by Ludovico Pogliaghi and three frescoes by Giovan Battista Zari. Impressive, but the set of style too diverse prevents to appreciate the numerous works of art it houses. Also, it is always very dark, which is not the values.
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  • June 23, 2017
    Beautiful basilica especially in combination with the beautiful steeples and the baptistery which is adjacent to the Church
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  • May 8, 2017
    The basilica of San Vittore is located in the heart of varese town in the pedestrian zone, is immense and rich in sculptures and paintings related to the Saints, it is advisable to dress well because you enter the presence of God-you can put more than one hour to enjoy all its richness
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  • Closed must of the time
  • Very impressive place, big, tall and highly decorated. Is located in the Centre of a lovely square surrounded by an ancient building where they find home shopping "Varese. The headquarters of a Bank and the ornate city you enter brings in the pedestrian area.
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  • Beautiful to look at.
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  • Beautiful inside and out, well maintained
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  • Many paintings of past centuries
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