Church of the Trinity and San Giovanni

Aregno, France

The Church of the Trinity and San Giovanni is a Romanesque and Pisan-style building from the 11th century. In the church's chapel, two murals depicting Doctors of the Church and Saint George slaying the dragon date from 1449 and 1458 respectively. In 2011, an archaeological evaluation was carried out on the church's nave in favor of a restoration campaign.

Like the chapels at Montegrosso and Lumio, the chapel is located in the center of the cemetery and is decorated with human and animal figures (including bears, oxen and snakes). One example is in the pinion in the vertical alignment of the door: it depicts a man removing a thorn from his foot; this is an allegory of knowledge and is fairly widespread in Romanesque buildings.

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D151 230, Aregno, France
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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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manu calisti (21 months ago)
Magnifique lieu
Jocelyne Giafferi (2 years ago)
Merveilleuse église romane :f resques incroyables ,l'église avec sa façade si particulière : personnages sculptés intrigants ,alternance des pierres claires et foncés ,apparaît comme un bijou ,enchassé dans son jardin.
JP Fatticci (2 years ago)
L'église vaut le détour pour son architecture romane et ses façades en pierre polychrome et aussi pour cet enchevêtrement de tombes autour de l'édifice. Soyez respectueux de ce site religieux lors de votre visite. petit parking à proximité pour garer votre véhicule et quelques bancs pour se détendre. Vous pouvez accéder rapidement à pied au centre du village d'Aregno par la route en face du cimetière.
Paulherve Atmadjian (2 years ago)
Lieu incontournable d'un des plus beaux villages de Corse
Marie Jalla (3 years ago)
Très belle. Très belle messe ce matin
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