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Abbeys, monasteries, sanctuaries

Reggio Emilia

Basilica of the blessed Vergin of Ghiara

Church dedicated to the "Blessed Ghiara Virgin", after Marchino's miracle occurred in 1596

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Benedictine Cloisters of San Pietro

The two Cloisters belonged to the Benedictine Monks who used to officiate in the annexed Saint Peter Church.

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San Domenico Cloisters

Former San Domenico convent, also known as "degli Stalloni".

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Brescello

Convent of San Benedetto

No longer used as a convent, the complex has been renovated and is now a multipurpose facility

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Campagnola Emilia

Church of the Santissima Trinità

The current Church of the Santissima Trinità, commonly called the Abbey, was formed in the 18th century from the southern nave of the thirteenth-century church of the Augustinian monastery which originally was about four times larger than that which remains.

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Guastalla

Sanctuary of the Beata Vergine della Porta

The seventeenth-century Santuario della Beata Vergine della Porta (Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin of the Gate) is considerably interesting for its internal Baroque architecture. TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR WORKS.

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Montecchio Emilia

Sanctuary of Holy Virgin of Elmtree

The sanctuary is characterized by series of false-arches and a baroque bell-tower (dates 1484, restored in 1884 following a project by Pio Casoli)

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Novellara

Beata Vergine della Fossetta Sanctuary

Church dedicated to Beata Vergine della Fossetta, destination of numerous pilgrimages.

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Rubiera

Ospitale

XVI-century monumental complex; it was built to give shelter to wayfarers and pilgrims along the via Emilia near the ford formed by the Secchia river.

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