one of the best churches I've visited. walking along Cloister and church seems to go back in the past...centuries ago...through the history
This church was worth the modest entry fee and the not too long a walk from the city centre. It is very much a church and not a cathedral so don't expect anything too dramatic but it has a lovely spacious interior with superb frescoes rather than stained-glass windows so was markedly different from English churches. The altar chapel was... More
O this church is so beautifully laden with ART... and it is so so old... 500 years and more! All that is missing is the immemorial sacred chant and polyphony. Unfortunately the bishop is tardy and progressive and has little respect for tradition.
The statues of the Apostles and the colours of the frescoes add incredible ambiance to this remarkably spiritual church, which would be easy to bypass considering the many hugely ornate buildings in Verona. Don't walk on by, it's a very special place, enter those great doors and be amazed.
You enter this church through the peaceful courtyard area with all of its red marble columns. The bell tower can be scene throughout Verona, but this church is very special. The frescoes which date back to the 1200's have graffiti etched into them from Napoleon's troops and many others who passed this way and left their mark. St Zeno, who... More
The main doors are beautiful and the ordinate carvings are amazing. The paintings on the crosses telling the story of Christ are an awesome site.
This is a simpler church than many of the others, but there's real beauty in its simplicity. There are lovely stained-glass windows, and there's another, smaller church in a cellar below the main one.
The church is a beautiful example of Romanesque architecture and the resting place of Verona's patron saint. St. Zeno was born in Northern Africa and converted his entire town before becoming the Bishop of Verona. His body can be seen inside a sarcophagus. There is a silver mask covering his face. There is also a very impressive statue of St.... More
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