Chiesa dei Cappuccini

Via Bolzani, 6850 Mendrisio,
In the early 1500s, the wandering Capuchin monks first came to Mendrisio during Lent to preach to the people. In 1635 they finally decided to settle in town and so built their monastery. Next to this is the church of San Francesco (1635), commonly known as the Chiesa dei Cappuccini after the monks. In 1853 the monastery was demolished to make way for a hospital (the Vecchio Ospedale, now Palazzo T...
ARCHITECTURE Ancient and religious architecture
Via Bolzani, 6850 Mendrisio
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