San Michele Arcangelo

Potenza, Italy

San Michele Arcangelo is a romanesque-style church in the city of Potenza. A church at the site is first documented in 1178, however, floor mosaics, likely from the 5th century, uncovered in the church suggest that a late Roman structure was likely here before then. As was common for many Lombard churches, it was dedicated to St Michael Archangel. The stone portal has a sculpted relief of the Madonna and Child with some Franciscan Order symbols.



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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Aldo Fierravanti (12 months ago)
beautiful very intimate church a true masterpiece of art
Dariø Møl (2 years ago)
The church of San Michele located in the historic center of the city of Potenza is a place with an ancient flavor ... stone walls and arches ... a simple modest altar. One perceives the sense of little silence as a place of prayer. For some years there has also been Don Mimmo parish priest of great sympathy and humanity
Luciana Ranaldo (4 years ago)
It has a different construction compared to the Baroque churches in the area. I know that they used Ragusan workers. The archangel is majestic
Giovanni Salvati (5 years ago)
Miky Dicanio (5 years ago)
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