San Marco Evangelista Church

Brescia, Italy

San Marco Evangelista is a Romanesque-style church located at the end of via Laura Cereto in central Brescia.

This small church was erected at the end of the 13th century as a family chapel for the Avogadro family, who owned the nearby Palazzo Avogadro. The church was damaged by a bombing raid during World War II. A frieze of earthenware arches intertwining under the cornice that goes all round the building. On the façade is a stone portal surmounted by a rounded arch; above a modern rectangular window was inserted to replace a round medieval rosette. On the right hand side of the building there is a door with a cross in high relief. The interior contains traces of frescoes and a canvas by Pietro Marone.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Francesco Viti (6 months ago)
Paolo Arkok (6 months ago)
Very particular in its style and for its embedded position between taller buildings.
Roberto Soriano Doménech (2 years ago)
Small square base. We find it closed, I don't know if you can enter.
Claudia Lonati (3 years ago)
Claudia Lonati (3 years ago)
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