Santa Maria Maggiore Church

Sirmione, Italy

The church Santa Maria Maggiore (late 15th century) stands on the site of the former Lombard church of San Martino (founded in the second half of the 8th century). It has a rectangular shape with a polygonal apse and is oriented east-west. It has a single nave, divided by three arches. It is decorated with early 15th-century frescoes. The frescoes at the bottom of the north wall even belong to an earlier period. The contemporary wooden statue of the Madonna Enthroned is also of special interest.



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Founded: 15th century
Category: Religious sites in Italy


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Edgaras Pavasaris (8 months ago)
Stunning and magical.
Wumi Olukoya (2 years ago)
Such a beautiful church it’s the most beautiful views when you walk outside.
Shannon Wentworth (2 years ago)
Sirmione is home to some beautiful churches.
Russell Wilkinson (3 years ago)
Gorgeous little church in this very beautiful place and just a 1 minute walk away is the lake shore, well worth a look at and to get away from the crowds in town.
Anna Maria Nardi (3 years ago)
Worth a visit when you are in Sirmione.The church of S Maria della Neve was built in the 15th century. A very nice small church.
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