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Places of worship

Sanctuary of the Madonna delle Grazie in Carrara

Priceless polychrome altars and interesting bas-relief marble altarpieces

Map for 44.080008,10.095696
location_on Via Carriona, 57, 54033 Carrara MS, Italia
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Don't miss Malaspina Castle and the Apuan Alps Park
Carrara has always been considered the city of marble, and for good reason. The identity of this centuries-old city—with strong ties to both the mountains and the nearby Ligurian Sea—has always had marble at its heart: the pristine stone has been extracted from area quarries since Roman times. When you hear or utter “Carrara,” marble and quarries are the immediate associations. ...