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St. Francis of Assisi's Church (or Capucin Friars's Church)

St. Francis of Assisi's Church (or Capucin Friars's Church)

It has a nave and a magnificent high altar and four wooden side altars of the 18th century. The high altar retable preserves 156 relics.

Wanted by prince Galletti, the foundation stone was laid. In 1738 the church was consecrated to St.Joseph to honour the prince. It has a nave and a magnificent high altar and four wooden side altars of the 18th century.

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The high altar retable preserves 156 relics. The other altars are carved and house wooden sculptures of Our Lady and of several saints. In the crypt the dead were buried.

St. Francis of Assisi's Church (or Capucin Friars's Church)

Piazza San Francesco d'Assisi, 93017 San Cataldo (CL)
0.9 Km
da Chiesa di San Giuseppe

Other Waypoints for Vassallaggi View Itinerary

a

St. Francis of Assisi's Church (or Capucin Friars's Church)

It has a nave and a magnificent high altar and four wooden side altars of the 18th century. The high altar retable preserves 156 relics.

b

Villa Baglio

It was built between 1887 and 1888 in an aclectic style using a local building stone. The ground floor served as warehouse while the first floor served as dwelling.

c

Grotte Giunta

The caves was a necropolis but through the centuries it served as dwelling, stable, tannery and tavern.

d

Portella del Tauro

The rocks have a hole pointed towards the summer solstice sunset and an altar stands in the middle and coud be reached using a flight of steps.

e

Vassallaggi

The necropolis and the boundary wall ruins testify the existence of an acient city. The site served also as sacred place.

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