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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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  • Broad church with important and large canvases. I expected a greater visual impact though, overall, it's a beautiful church.
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  • The Church on the other Bank of the Adige, rebuilt on a project by Michele Sanmikele. The single-nave church with side chapels Interior in Renaissance style. The main altar-Veronese painting. In the church there are works Tintoretto, Karoto.
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  • Although the Cathedral and is straight along the river and near the city center, however, is not a favorite destination of tourists. So much so that within it is much prettier than snruzhi. Inside of the Cathedral is very beautiful and rich in magnificent paintings ...
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