Category Archives: churches

Funny things about my blog

I use WordPress for my blog and one of the screens shows stats on what posts have been viewed each day.  It find it fascinating to look at this page to see who searched for what as some of the … Continue reading

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Complesso del Duomo

The last church on my Verona Card, but the most grand! The original church was consecrated by my newly found favorite saint, San Zeno, in 362-380, but soon turned out to be too small and several decades later was replaced … Continue reading

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Chiesa di San Fermo Maggiore

Next stop on my Verona Card!  Chiesa di San Fermo Maggiore! Okay, I’m not going to lie about it, after my visit to the Basilica di San Zeno, I just didn’t find the Chiesa di San Fermo Maggiore all that … Continue reading

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Basilica di San Zeno

Several weeks ago I wrote a post about meeting an Indian (from India, not an American Indian!) and we had a discussion about religion during which he told me that there are literally millions of Gods in Hinduism.  This was … Continue reading

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Chiesa di Santa Anastasia

The Chiesa di Santa Anastasia is on the very same street on which I live.   The basilica was started in 1290 and completed in 1481. It is a beautiful church with several lovely chapels, vaulted ceilings with floral motifs and many … Continue reading

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Arrivederci Puccini!

Tonight is my last night in Lucca so I went to another of the aria performances held at San Giovanni. I mentioned in a prior post that the town is being dressed up for the reopening of the Puccini Museum … Continue reading

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The Museum of San Marco – update

I had to go back the museum today and snag some more photos.  Again, no flash!!!  I have appended my earlier post to include the new photos. One other huge plus to this museum is that it has one of … Continue reading

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