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Churches and shrines

Bagnacavallo

ANTICA PIEVE DI S. PIETRO IN SYLVIS

S. Pietro in Sylvis parish church, dating back to the VII century, is one of the best preserved churches in the territory and represents a typical example of exarchal architecture.

Bagnacavallo

CHIESA DI S. GIROLAMO

S. Girolamo church dates back to the middle of the XV century. It was assigned to the congregation of the Gerolamine monks of Beato Pietro from Pisa in 1496. They built the monastery and the church. The first name of the church was Santa Maria, then Santa Maria delle Grazie and San Girolamo; finally, in 1537, it was named after S. Girolamo only. The building was almost completely destroyed by the 1688 earthquake, then restored and completed in 1718.

Bagnacavallo

EX-CONVENTO DI S. GIOVANNI

This old convent located in the heart of the town housed till some years ago Capuchin nuns that lived in complete reclusion. The complex includes the convent, the church and a wide inner garden.

Bagnacavallo

CHIESA DI S. FRANCESCO

Saint Francis church, with the annexed monastery, is located in the historical town centre. The first documents mentioning the monastery and the church date back to 1270.

Bagnacavallo

CHIESA DEL SUFFRAGIO

The church was erected in 1674 by Gesuits on an area which used to belong to the Saint Joseph’s Confraternity. The building was property of the Gesuits till the suppression of the order (in 1773), then it passed to the Suffrage Confraternity.

Bagnara Di Romagna

SANTUARIO DELLA BEATA VERGINE DEL SOCCORSO

The Sanctuary was begun in 1766 upon design of the achitect Cosimo Morelli and inaugurated in 1770. From the following year, the traditional processions with Our Lady image started; they were called "Rogazioni".

Bagnacavallo

CHIESA DI S. GIOVANNI

The church dates back to the early XIV century and is romanesque-gothic style. After the 1688 earthquake it was rebuilt according to the still clearly visible Baroque style.

Bagnacavallo

ANTICO CONVENTO DI S. FRANCESCO

The monastery of S. Francesco dates back to the XIII century and it’s the oldest monastery of Bagnacavallo. It’s a very large building which the church and the monastery itself; the latter includes the remarkable refectory, now named "Sala Oriani", the cloister, the monumental staicase and the rooms at the first floor used as exhibition venue and the underground rooms.

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