Chapel of San Giuseppe or Spagnola in the Basilica of the Holy House in Loreto.


Chapel of San Giuseppe or Spagnola in the Basilica of the Holy House in Loreto. Photo © By Baldassarri Giuseppe Sanctuary of the Holy House of Loreto, Chapel of San Giuseppe or Spagnola in the Basilica of the Holy House in Loreto. Piazza Della Madonna, 1, 60025 Loreto, AN, Marche, Italy. It was the first to be decorated in the general plan of pictorial embellishment promoted by the Universal Congregation in the 19th century. It was decorated between 1886 and 1890 with the offerings of Spanish Catholics. The frescoes on the walls are by Modesto Faustini. It was the first to … Continue reading Chapel of San Giuseppe or Spagnola in the Basilica of the Holy House in Loreto.

Torrione Rotondo Loreto


Torrione Rotondo Loreto Photo and Gallery © By Baldassarri Giuseppe itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy Torrione Rotondo Loreto, 60025, Loreto, AN, Marche, Italy. Round tower SMALL TOWER of the city walls (Macro type: military architecture) battlements – demolition – 17th century – Early 16th century the battlements were demolished, replaced by a parapet and the sentry box was added. whole property – arrangement project – 20th century – In 1909 the architect Guido Cirilli designed the arrangement of the keep and the surrounding area. whole well – beginning of works – 16th century – The construction of the tower probably began … Continue reading Torrione Rotondo Loreto

Amazed at the entrance to the Sanctuary of Loreto


The bronze statue of the Madonna and Child Loreto Photo and Gallery © By Baldassarri Giuseppe itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy The bronze statue of the Madonna and Child, Sanctuary of Loreto, Piazza Della Madonna 1, 60025, Loreto, AN, Marche, Italy. The central door was built by Antonio di Girolamo Lombardo, with the collaboration of the brothers Pietro, Paolo, and Giacomo. It started in 1590 it was completed only in 1611. There are six major and six minor panels with representations taken from the Old Testament. In the left door are represented, starting from the top down: Creation of Eve; Expulsion from … Continue reading Amazed at the entrance to the Sanctuary of Loreto

Discover Square of the Madonna in Loreto


Piazza della madonna a loreto Photo © By Baldassarri Giuseppe itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy Piazza Della Madonna a Loreto, Loreto, AN, Marche, Italy. Famous main square of the town, artistic and religious center. We find the Fontana Maggiore, the statue of Sixtus V, the Apostolic Palace, the bell tower by Vanvitelli and the imposing Basilica elevated by Giuliano da Maiano and turned by Giuliano San Gallo in the 16th century, the facade was designed by Giovanni Boccalini in 1571. Booking.com (function(d, sc, u) { var s = d.createElement(sc), p = d.getElementsByTagName(sc)[0]; s.type = ‘text/javascript’; s.async = true; s.src = u … Continue reading Discover Square of the Madonna in Loreto

Monument, Pope Sixtus V, Loreto Province of Ancona, Marche, Loreto, AN, Italy.


Monument Pope Sixtus V Loreto Photo © By Baldassarri Giuseppeitravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy Monument, Pope Sixtus V, Loreto the square of the Madonna, Province of Ancona, Marche, Loreto, AN, Italy. A staircase leading to the churchyard precedes the facade. The monument to Pope Sixtus V is placed on the steps on the left side: it is the pope who in the bull Pro excellent preeminent of 17 March 1586 “explicitly states, without any precautionary formula, that” the temple of Loreto contains that sacred room which was consecrated by the divine mysteries “”. The bronze statue blessing from the gestatorial chair, work of … Continue reading Monument, Pope Sixtus V, Loreto Province of Ancona, Marche, Loreto, AN, Italy.

Stained glass windows at the Sanctuary of Loreto.


Stained glass windows at the Sanctuary of Loreto Photo © By Baldassarri Giuseppe itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy Stained glass windows at the Sanctuary of Loreto, Piazza Della Madonna 1, 60025 Loreto, AN, Italy. In Italy, the use of decorating church windows with figurative windows is an imported phenomenon, which came through the emergence of the Gothic style. For the realization of the windows of the Duomo of Milan, one of the largest existing cycles in Italy, many master glassmakers were brought from Germany and the Flemish countries. An autochthonous window is the Venetian one with rollers (disks). With the prevalence of … Continue reading Stained glass windows at the Sanctuary of Loreto.

Patrol walkways in Loreto


Camminamenti di ronda a Loreto Photo © By Baldassarri Giuseppe itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy Camminamenti di ronda a Loreto,  60025, Loreto, AN, Province of Ancona, Italy. . The basilica of Loreto is fortified in the upper part with a walkway and stone corbels, which support them also with a decorative function; on behalf of Cardinal Girolamo Basso della Rovere the construction was started by Giuliano da Maiano and subsequently modified and completed by Baccio Pontelli in a typically Renaissance style. The walkways are covered and protruding corridors with a continuous series of vaulted windows around the upper part of the … Continue reading Patrol walkways in Loreto

The facade of the Sanctuary of the Holy House in Loreto.


Basilica della Santa Casa Photo © By Baldassarri Giuseppe itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy Basilica della Santa Casa, Piazza della Madonna, 1, 60025 Loreto, AN, Marches, Italy. Bramante was asked for the project for the facade, but it was only carried out long after; the original design was much reworked in late Renaissance style by Francesco Boccalini, who in 1571 began the lower part up to the cornice; it was continued from here by Giovan Battista Chioldi and finished in 1587 by Lattanzio Ventura at the behest of Pope Sixtus V, whose name is written in the upper cornice. It is … Continue reading The facade of the Sanctuary of the Holy House in Loreto.

Vanvitellian bell tower in Loreto


Campanile Vanvitelliano Loreto Photo by Baldassarri Giuseppe© By itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy Campanile Vanvitelliano Loreto 43.44125, 13.61031, Piazza della Madonna, 1, 60025 Loreto, Marche, AN.Campanile Vanvitelliano is the bell tower of the Sanctuary of the Holy House of Loreto, in the Marche region. At 75.60 meters high, it is the tallest bell tower in the region. It rises on the left side of the Basilica, rising 75.60 m high. It was built between 1750 and 1754, on a design by the great Italian architect of Dutch origins Luigi Vanvitelli, author of the famous Royal Palace of Caserta. Built in bricks, with white … Continue reading Vanvitellian bell tower in Loreto

The ramparts of the fortress of the Sanctuary of Loreto.


Bastioni Della Fortezza Loreto Photo by Baldassarri Giuseppe  © By itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy                Bastioni Della Fortezza Loreto, 60025 Loreto AN, Italy. The ramparts of the fortress of the Sanctuary of Loreto. The itinerary concerns the imposing defensive system built several times in defense of the Sanctuary of the Holy House of Loreto between 1488 and 1522. Starting from 1453, in fact, when the Turks occupied Constantinople causing the fall of the Eastern Roman Empire, the Muslim presence in the Adriatic became overwhelming, demanding the construction of architectures capable of making the Turkish ships … Continue reading The ramparts of the fortress of the Sanctuary of Loreto.

Palazzo Apostolico (Apostolic Palace) Loreto


Palazzo Apostolico Apostolic Palace Loreto Photo by Baldassarri Giuseppe © By itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy Palazzo Apostolico Loreto, Piazza della Madonna, 1, 60025 Loreto AN, Italy, 1, 60025 Loreto AN, Italy. The Apostolic Palace in Loreto, in turn, is characterized by a loggia of Bramante style enriched by the genius of Vanvitelli. the Palace is in the shape of an “L”, externally the Apostolic Palace rises like a fortress, the only frieze is the access door to the square that was sculpted by Raniero Nerucci, which decoration on the facade of the Basilica and placed after 1580 at his current place. Continue reading Palazzo Apostolico (Apostolic Palace) Loreto

Sanctuary of the Holy House Loreto


Sanctuary of the Holy House Loreto Copyright All rights reserved © By itravelinitaly.com travelers from Italy Photo by Baldassarri Giuseppe. Location; Santuario della Santa Casa di Loreto, Piazza Della Madonna, 1, 60025 Loreto, AN, Marches, Italy. Santa Casa Inside is the Holy House of Nazareth, where, according to devotional tradition, the Virgin Mary received the Annunciation. Interior of the Holy House The “house of the Madonna” was formed by three walls leaning against a cave dug into the rock (which is located in the Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth). According to popular tradition, on the night between 9 and … Continue reading Sanctuary of the Holy House Loreto