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Chiesa di San Giorgio in Braida-Verona, Verona

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Religious Site
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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  • This is directly across the river from the cathedral. Crossing over the Ponte Garibaldi, you enter a much quieter and greener part of the city, with virtually no tourists. It`s free entry into this ch...  more »
  • Wandering through the city I saw in the distance this church, the first thing that struck me was the green dome highlighted by distance. The church is located adjacent to the river, but when I went ne...  more »
  • We did one of the suggested walks around Verona and crossed the river and headed along the Lungadige san Giorgio and came across this church which is said to have begun in 1447. Additions to the Churc...  more »