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Chiesa di San Giorgio in Braida-Verona, Verona
Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches, Tourist Spots
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.Add Chiesa di San Giorgio in Braida-Verona to your Verona travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Verona trip itinerary maker.
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Visa dall'alto o dai ponti, la sera in quell'angolo, illuminata dai fari con tanto verde sull'ansa del fiume, è uno spettacolo davvero notevole.Visa from above or from the bridges, the evening in that corner, lit by the headlights with a lot of green on the bend of the River, is a truly remarkable.show original
une très belle église, mais attention en arrivant par l'arrière on tombe sur une entrée d'un musée qui vend la visite du musée et de la cathédrale... musé petit, avec peu d'intérêt... l'entrée de la c... read more »a beautiful church, but be careful when arriving from the rear we hit an entrance to a museum that sells the visit to the Museum and the Cathedral... small, Museum with little interest... the entrance to the Cathedral is on the other side and is FREEshow original
Appena fuori dalla cinta dell'Adige, comodamente raggiungibile a piedi dal centro, la chiesa merita una visita soprattutto per apprezzare le opere di Tintoretto e Veronese.Just outside the city, within walking distance from the Centre, the Church is worth a visit especially to appreciate the works of Tintoretto and Veronese.show original
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