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Historical Objects and Exhibits of the Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Vita

The “Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Vita” is a Baroque church began in 1687-1690, the facade was not added till 1905.

The Historical Objects and Exhibits of the Sanctuary of Santa Maria della Vita include:

  • “Lamentation over the Dead Christ” by Niccolò dell’Arca

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“Short prayers reach heaven.” – “Breve orazione penetra.” Italian Proverb

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