Chiesa Santa Maria in Organo, Verona

Chiesa Santa Maria in Organo, Verona

Verona is a city with a rich history and that richness shows in its history, art, and its places of worship. In fact, many of the churches in the city contain museum-worthy artwork. The Chiesa Santa Maria in Orango is such a place.

The eighth century place of worship was designed by Michele Sanmicheli. It is the former home of a Benedictine abbey and parish of the Patriarchate of Aquleia. The church was rebuilt after the earthquake of 1117 and also during the fifteenth and sixteenth century. Located on the Piazzetta Santa, it is the oldest house of worship in the city and a very popular tourist attraction.

The interior of the church features a Latin cross plan with a nave and two aisles and contains the artwork of Girolamo Savoldo, Domenico Morone, Francesco Morone, and Antonio Balestra. Giovanni da Verona designed the bell tower and Nicole Goelfine and Francesco Caroto designed the frescoes. It has one of the oldest organs in the region. The exterior of the building, which was never finished, is tuff, white brick, and marble.

Operation hours: Daily 8 am - 12 pm, 2.30 pm - 6 pm (opening at 9 am on weekends).
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Sight Name: Chiesa Santa Maria in Organo
Sight Location: Verona, Italy (See walking tours in Verona)
Sight Type: Religious
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