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Inviolata Church (The Church of the Virgin)

| Largo Inviolata, 38066, Riva Del Garda, Italy
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outstanding

It outside in the square, it vey beauty full church and you will like it not inside church... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Constance4_13
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Porthcawl, United Kingdom
Traditional but also eccentric

All Italian churches tend to be remarkable and this is no exception. It has the usual exceptional... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Chris S
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Felixstowe
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This church is the most famous monument in Riva. It was built in 1603 and it was consecrated in 1636 commissioned by Gaudenzio Madruzzo and his wife Alfonsina Gonzaga as a place of pilgrimage and custody of a miraculous shrine. The church is in an elegant Baroque style. On the outside it is square shaped, on the inside octagonal with five altars, three gates, vaults with frescos and stuccoes, confessionals in carved wood and marble pavements.
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| Largo Inviolata, 38066, Riva Del Garda, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It outside in the square, it vey beauty full church and you will like it not inside church excellent site to view

Thank Constance4_13
Reviewed 19 May 2017

All Italian churches tend to be remarkable and this is no exception. It has the usual exceptional interior decoration but what stands it apart is the unusual eight-sided interior with entrance doors on three sides. The stained glass work is particularly attractive and this church...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We walked into the town for coffee and decided to look into this church which from the outside looks a little dirty but when you go inside wow totally not what you expect to see.

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Most amazing little church of 1600 with so much incredible art and atmosphere. Could have spent all day there.

Thank vw739
Reviewed 5 October 2016

My wife and i were out for a stroll and came upon this old church. It does not look much from the outside but boy oh boy from the inside it is really something else. Best described by looking at the pictures attached. There is...More

Thank Gerard M
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Visited this church while staying in Riva del Garda. What it lacks in size is made up for by its grandeur. The walls and ceiling are beautifully decorated. Well worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank ANS45
Reviewed 28 September 2016

History just oozes out of this building... its absolutely stunning inside and just a short walk from the old town centre.

Thank PerthshireGal
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Spectacular a must see . A 16 century church from the Roman times with very old catholic features and confession boxes .

Thank Ronnie M
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The outside of this church is deceptive. Inside you will find a nicely restored, octagonal room. It is truly beautiful. The art and the altars very interesting. You must look up, you will be amazed. Well worth the short walk from the centre of town....More

Thank ShaunFlutterby
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Wow....beautiful church that we happened to find during a midnight walk. Service was just ending and fantastic music with very welcoming Priest. Really well worth a visit.

Thank Caolac
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