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Church of Madonna del Soccorso in Montalcino
Places of worship

Church of Madonna del Soccorso in Montalcino

Built in the 14th century where they found an ancient image of the Virgin

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Chiesa della Madonna del Soccorso

The Church of Madonna del Soccorso in Montalcino was built in 1330on the site of the medieval Church of Porta al Corniolo, where the people’s veneration of an ancient canvas depicting the Virgin Mary would have been found. The building massively expanded between 1478-1480 and was only finished in 1609.

The façade, started in 1794 based on the designs of architect Francesco Paccagnini, was completed in 1829.

Inside, you can see Baroque altars with worksattributed toStefano Volpi (Holy Family)from Siena, and Francesco Vanni (Crucifixion).

 

Montalcino
THE HOME OF BRUNELLO: A GEM FULL OF ART AND HISTORY IMMERSED IN THE HILLS OF SIENA
In the picture-perfect hills of the Val d’Orcia sits the beautiful 13th-century town of Montalcino. You can see right away that this medieval city has a military past, with its narrow and steep streets, but once you get to the top… what a view! ...
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