Tempietto di Santa Croce

Bergamo, Italy

The Tempietto di Santa Croce is a small octagonal Romanesque chapel found in the upper city of Bergamo, near the Santa Maria Maggiore. The original building was constructed in the first half of the 11th century, though first documentation of the structure dates to 1133.



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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Leonardo Porrini 84 (3 months ago)
Small cult building, very impressive. Today is the festival of lights, very nice. The times and occasions in which it is open are very limited
Roberto Bruno (8 months ago)
Neglected. It is in fact a Romanesque style chapel which dates back to the 9th century and after various modifications it was partially submerged by fill materials which were removed only in the last period on the occasion of works on the Bishop's Palace, these materials prevented the view of the lower part which was part of a connection with the network of city fountains.
Antonino Speciale (13 months ago)
Small Romanesque-style temple dating back to the 11th century located next to the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore Small but of a certain artistic charm. Simply wonderful. I visited it on the occasion of an art exhibition for Sant'Alessandro, it should be open more often.
Giulia (19 months ago)
Tucked away, even if just behind the main Cathedral. It is not open to visit, it appears. But there's a panel on one gate, so that you can at least read its story.
Sid pelo Mundo (4 years ago)
Justamente atrás da Basílica de Santa Maria Maggiore se encontra este pequeno templo construído no século XI no estilo Romântico. Carrega muita história, é realmente um tesouro escondido na Città Alta e merece a atenção.
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