Chiesa di Santa Maria della Piazza
Piazza Santa Maria, 60121 Ancona AN, Italy
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The church of Santa Maria della Piazza is located in Ancona in Piazza Santa Maria, in the ancient Porto district . Built between the 11th and 12th centuries , it is a notable example of the Romanesque style . It was built on an early Christian church of the fourth century restored in the sixth ; a part of the floor of the present church is in glass to allow the vision of the paleochristian mosaics below.
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