Montevergine Church

Noto, Italy

Montevergine Church was built between 1695 and 1697, after the 1693 Sicily earthquake that leveled the town. It was built for the Benedictine nuns of the Order of Monte Vergine. The church is dedicated to St Jerome. The concave facade, flanked by two bell-towers, was completed in 1748 by Vincenzo Sinatra. The church rises at the top of stone steps, and the layout has a single nave flanked by Corinthian columns, and a rich stucco decoration. The interior has altarpieces by Constantino Carasi, including a Marriage of the Virgin and a Pieta.

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Founded: 1695
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Foto flash Giorgio e Salvo Miceli (11 months ago)
Very beautiful church, at the entrance you can see a showcase where there are exposed the bibs used in antiquity by the brotherhoods. Possibility also to climb the bell tower ..
Lorenzo Letterese (11 months ago)
Church of the '700. The altar is imposing. You can admire a series of pennants of the various religious confederations
Lyuben Petrov (18 months ago)
A small but charming church next to Nicholas Palace. Beautifully shaped facade. A small but church next to the Nicolachi Palace. Beautifully shaped facade.
Valerio Trionfetti (2 years ago)
Simple but interesting church. Nice to climb the bell tower, you have a beautiful view of the Cathedral.
Valerio Trionfetti (2 years ago)
Simple but interesting church. Nice to climb the bell tower, you have a beautiful view of the Cathedral.
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