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Chiesa e convento di S. Maria

6954 Bigorio,

The Capuchin Friars’s convent in Bigorio, fraction of Sala Capriasca, is located in an elevated position above the village, reachable also crossing the “Via Crucis”.  First of the settlements of the Capuchin Friars in the present swiss territory, it was founded in the 1535.

The adjacent Church of Santa Maria Assunta, rectangular building with choir, dates back to the XVI ...

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ARCHITECTURE Ancient and religious architecture
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6954 Bigorio
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