Church of Our Lady of Consolation

Piran, Slovenia

The Church of Our Lady was initially dedicated to St. Michael. Its original form dates from the year 1439, and in the 17th century it was restored. Hence its exterior and interior are significantly baroque.

Next to the central altar from the 18th century, there is a painting of Mary with the Child. The church is richly decorated with four paintings representing the stages in the life of St. Augustine. They were initially attributed to F. Fontebasso, but today they are considered to be the work of G. Agnelli, a pupil and successor of the great Piazzeta. The wall intarsia and the wooden frame, made by the Venetian carver Brustolone, are also worth mentioning.

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Founded: 1439
Category: Religious sites in Slovenia

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Amos Reynolds (13 months ago)
Beautiful church. View from clock tower is amazing!
Gregor Jug (16 months ago)
I’d recommend to go up the bell tower as it offers a great view on the city of Piran and the sea. The way up is not too demanding.
Črt Korinšek (17 months ago)
Great views!
Amal Venugopal (19 months ago)
Very beautiful church..Can see sunset at evenings
Lea Piercing (2 years ago)
I like this place in summer when you can swim on the small beach under the church and admire It from the sea. You can take a walk from Fiesa beach to the church an enjoy the view or have a great photoshoot on sunset
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