Chiesa di San Giorgio in Braida-Verona, Verona

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San Giorgio in Braida is a Roman Catholic church in Verona, northern Italy.It was built in the 16th century in the medieval quarter of Veronetta. The 12th-century bell tower is what remains of a monastery built in the eleventh century.The facade is marble white with two rows of pillars. The statues of St. George and St. Lorenzo Giustiniani are on sides.The interior has a single nave built between 1536 and 1543, and contains key works of art. Above the main door is a Tintoretto painting depicting the baptism of Christ. The church houses Paolo Veronese's masterpiece, The Martyrdom of St. George.In 1540 Michele Sanmicheli built the dome of the church.In 1776 were cast the six bells tuned in the scale of G major, on which was developed the Veronese bellringing art.
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  • Initially built as Benedictine monastery in 1064 on the banks of the Adige River. But over the years it has been demolished and rebuilt many times. The bell tower was designed by Brugnoli in the twelf...  more »
  • We were walking along the north side of the river and wandered into this church. No tourists inside, but a nice volunteer was manning the place. Although she spoke no English, and my Italian is limite...  more »
  • During our free time on the tour we took the opportunity to view this lovely interesting church, it is located adjacent to the river, it can be spotted by its large green dome, when we arrived there w...  more »

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