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Cattedrale di Sant'Eusebio, Vercelli

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  • The majestic Colonnade of the façade and the Parvis facing. Spectacular the impression that he has coming from the Basilica of St. Andrea, within walking distance. Interior decorated and full of religious artwork. Very good state of preservation and maintenance in General. Religious and public buildings nearby.
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  • The Cathedral was renovated, but definitely the most interressante see is the old wooden cross covered with silver leaf now placed above the main altar. Interesting also the back of the crucifix, decorated with salvation history.
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  • The light from this never ending summer brings out the complex of the Cathedral of Eusebius and the 18th-century façade (by Benedetto Alfieri) with giant statues of the twelve apostles and the Redeemer. Enter: the eye runs the crucifix, a masterpiece of 11th-century jewellery; rich secondary chapels and altars kit including the chapel of blessed Amadeus IX, Duke of Savoy and the chapel of our lady called "Swat". It is said that a player, in the first half of the 16th century, angered at losing, would strike the statue of the Madonna kept in the Cathedral of Vercelli, which you would be putting to bleed ... Since then became a place of devotion especially during epidemics and calamities. The statue of the Virgin, after the miracle was kept in a chapel SWAT at the end of the left aisle. This chapel was rebuilt and embellished between 1630 and 1643. Object of worship is the Romanesque statue (first quarter of the thirteenth century) of the Madonna and child, single piece remained intact the ancient Pergamon designed by Antelami brought ancient Cathedral of Vercelli. Intrigues us (the visit is fast, we will return) a large inscription in Latin at the entrance, here is part of the translation: ' Royal family For the great Lombard Attone, Bishop of Vercelli, in honour of Italy. In the tenth century was distinguished by rock hard doctrine and piety. Renewed laws and scriptures on this side of the Alps with his works. reformed churches in ruins with liturgical celebrations, schools, good morals. Grand Chancellor of King Hugh and Lothario, he held back the enemies with his word. First in the world denounced the unjust demands of the Empire and of the principles against the Popes with the very strict libel. ... 924-1924.
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  • Raga, this basilica and eccezionaleee:) If you're Church's photo, you immediately get her obligation to put it XD
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