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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
SP14, 53024 Montalcino SI, Italia

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).

 

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