Chiesa di San Giorgio, Varenna

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Admire medieval stonemasonry at Chiesa di San Giorgio, overlooking Lake Como. The church features three naves, placed on cylindrical pillars and sharp arches. Built between 1250 and 1300, the stone structure includes a large rose window above the massive entrance doors. A tall rectangular bell tower with a clock was added in 1653. A large wooden crucifix hovers above the main altar under magnificent vaulted ceilings, while the floor is covered with black marble. Put Chiesa di San Giorgio on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Varenna attractions planner .
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  • It is the right word with which many define it. Influences from different styles, copious use of light stone and black marbles, very beautiful interior furnishings. In its simplicity it is very pleasant. Close to the tourist office, absolutely worth a visit.
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  • Chiesa di San Giorgio is the main church located in Varenna, the most beautiful town located in the lakeside of Lago di Como, in the North of Italy. The church was built in the 14th Century and it is ...  more »
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