APT Basilicata

APT Basilicata

Basilicata turistica

Potenza - The Churches

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Church of San Francesco - Via Alianelli
(7:30-11:30 and 17:00-20:00)

Church of San Rocco - Piazzale Aldo Moro
(7:30-12:00 and 16:00-19:30)

Church of Santa Maria del Sepolcro
(7:30-13:00 and 16:00-20:00)

Church of Santa Lucia
(8:30-13:00 and 17:00-20:00)

Church of San Michele
Via Rosica - Tel 0971/23172
(7:00-12:00 and 17:00-20:30 )

The Romanesque Church of San Michele, of the XII century, was built by Sarolo da Muro. Its façade is made in stone, it has a three-level bell tower and inside a nave and two aisles. There are a wooden altar dedicated to Sant’Antonio, of the XVII century, and a painting representing the ’Annunciazione’, by Pietrafesa.

The Church of Santa Maria del Sepolcro dates back to 1266, it was built on a previous Templar oratory and was renovated several times. In front of the Church there is an arcaded loggia with a coffered multicoloured ceiling. Inside the Church there are a bas-relief of the ‘Madonna col Bambino’ of the XVI century and some important paintings, such as the ‘Madonna delle Grazie,’ of the XVI century, the ‘Madonna Immacolata’ and the ‘Adorazione dei Pastori’, of the XVII century.

San Francesco’s Church was built in 1274 by the Franciscans. It has a portal in calcareous stone and a wooden door with eight series of tiles, representing several scenes. Inside the Church there are a marble sepulchre of the XVI century, a wooden Crucifix of the XVII century, 12 paintings on canvas of the XVII and XVIII centuries, representing the Apostles, some remains of frescos, representing San Francesco and Santa Chiara, and the Icon of the ‘Madonna del Terremoto’, of the XIII century.


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