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Located outside the city walls, this Roman Catholic church was built by the Benedictine monks in the early 13th centuries, then abandoned shortly after its completion. Thirty years later, the Augustinian nuns received it, but it was again abandoned in the late 15th century. It
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This church is one of a series if you are in Sasso Barisano and start from the Piazza Veneto trying to get to sant Agustin convent, going all the way down via San Biagio. Again a 13C church and a fine example of Pugliese Romanesque architecture.
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This statue moved me more than any other in Italy (apart from St Bartholomew in Milan’s cathedral). I stood there and looked at it . Didn’t take a photo as I loved it too much. This was a must do for me.
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You will never run short of churches all over Italy, so just take your time and enjoy as each one is unique.
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This charming church was still open as we came back from dinner so we called in and just sat and absorbed the peace of the place.
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