San Fermo Maggiore Church

Verona, Italy

San Fermo Maggiore is a medieval Romanesque church. A church at this site may has been traced to the 8th century, and by the 11th century a second story and belltower was added by the Benedictine order. The campanile was not completed until the 13th century, it contains six bells in F cast in 1755 and rung with the Veronese bellringing art. The exterior has a roofline with pinnacles, and the church once held the tomb of a member of the Scaligers. The interior has later decoration, including an altarpiece of St Francis of Assisi by Giovanni Battista Belloti. The presbytery hosts relics of the saints Fermo and Rustico.

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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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DS SAND (2 years ago)
Beautiful... You could spend an entire day here.
John Carey (3 years ago)
Beautiful gothic upper church and romanesque lower church.
Marko Badovinac (3 years ago)
Beautiful church on perfect location
Maria Cecilia Aramburo Misas (3 years ago)
Verona is one of my favourite cities in Italy and San Fermo one of its treasures. Verona never disappoints.
DAVID SNYDER (3 years ago)
Remarkable church with outstanding artworks.
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