Church of San Domenico

Cosenza, Italy

Founded in 1448, the Church of San Domenico combines Renaissance and Medieval elements. Its most interesting feature is the rose window defined by 16 little tuff columns. The wooden portal (1614) is inlaid with floral motifs, figures of saints and coats of arms. Inside the church are works by the sanfilese painter Antonio Granata such as the canvas depicting the Madonna of the Rosary between Saints Dominic and Agnese da Montepulciano preserved in the ancient choir used today as a sacristy in the church (late 18th century). The high altar is made of polychrome marble (1767). In the transept, there is a Deposition and a San Vincenzo Ferreri (late 18th century, anonymous). The sacristy is noted for its ribbed vault, a double lancet window with a narrow arch and a wooden choir installed in 1635.



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Founded: 1448
Category: Religious sites in Italy


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anna adimar (3 years ago)
Beautiful Church
alice crocco (3 years ago)
molto molto bella... il parroco che dice la messa è un ragazzo... era la prima volta che ho sentito la messa lì,e devo dire che è stato molto convincente e bravo.....
Giuseppe Giardina (3 years ago)
Lovely place
Francesca Asta (4 years ago)
The square in front which was closed for renovation was finally reopened. It is one of the few churches that still maintains some architectural features of the past. Inside there is a small church alongside the main remained as it once was where silence and meditation reign, which are essential for prayer. It is easy to reach from the city center
Francesco Marino (5 years ago)
A church that has always had a particular charm for the Cosentini, better known as "a Madonna di Rusariu", alternating priests able to welcome and guide the faithful coming from every part of the city. The side chapel is mystical and the effigy of Saint Lucia is venerated. A place that reconciles the spirit
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