St. Mary’s Church in Villa

  • St. Mary’s Church in Villa

Energitismo Insight

The church was built in the eleventh century on the southernmost tip of the "Holy Mountain" at height of 1,000 m. It is first mentioned in the Bull of Pope Lucio III of 1182, "determining the boundaries of the Rieti Diocese". Inside it has some beautiful frescoes from the same period. You can see the coronation of the Virgin hailed by the Angels, attributed to the Abruzzo school of painting.  

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