domenica, marzo 18, 2007

San Nazzaro Sesia

Well, the previous walls are the defence of this marvellous fortified Abbey.

Established during the XI century on an ancient Benedictine monastery, the San Nazzaro Sesia Abbey was rebuilt and fortified during the XV century by Barbavara Abbot.

Behind the sacred building the bell tower.

San Nazzaro Sesia

Bene, le mura precedenti sono la difesa di questa meravigliosa Abbazia fortificata.
Fondata nel XI secolo su un antico monastero Benedettino, l’Abbazia di San Nazzaro Sesia fu ricostruita e fortificata nel XV secolo dall’Abate Barbavara.
Dietro all’edificio sacro la torre campanaria.


Blogger Abraham Lincoln said...

Very nice contrasts in this photo and the building looks beautiful to me.

11:21 AM  
Blogger Kate said...

Ancient buildings are a fascination to those of us who come from countries that are much "younger" than yours.

11:55 AM  
Blogger Kala said...

this picture makes me curious as to want to wonder around this beautiful facility - its color and architecture is quite impressive!

11:47 PM  

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