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San Francisco's church

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Church of San Francesco

It is the third church built n the spot where the Franciscan monks first settled in the thirteenth century, and was built by Biaglio Rossetti from the year 1494. It has an imposing brick facade, and is remarkable for a frieze separating the two orders, with a portrait of San Francisco held by angels repeated dozens of times. The interior is in the shape of a Latin cross, with three naves and eight side chapels. In the first chapel on the left is an unusual stone carved altarpiece of the sixteenth century, and in the transept to the right is a large mausoleum, the only example of a Baroque style

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Pamela Ferrari

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