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Verona’s San Zeno: Northern Italy’s Most Ornate Romanesque Church

If you’ve ever traveled to Verona, chances are you visited Juliet’s House, the Arena to see an opera, and the main piazzas complete with giant hanging whale bone. But if you venture just out of the city center, you’ll find one of Northern Italy’s most extravagant churches…it’s like no other. San Zeno was built in 1120-1138 and is adorned with an impressive rose window which symbolized the Wheel of Fortune with figures that show the rise and fall of human luck,...
September 10th, 2009 | The Venice Guide | Read More | Comments: 0
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