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Church of Saint Mary of Consolation

Viale Consolazione, 06059 Todi PG, Italy


About Church of Saint Mary of Consolation

Santa Maria della Consolazione is a Renaissance-style pilgrimage church in Todi, Italy. The centralized, symmetric plan, surmounted by a tall dome, distinguishes this Renaissance church, from the more common elongated basilica or Latin-cross designs. The church was built between 1508 and 1607, on the spot where a few years before some miraculous recoveries happened close to an ancient aedicule with pictures representing the Virgin holding the Infant Jesus and St Catherine of Alexandria.

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Chiesa di San Fortunato0.42km from Church of Saint Mary of Consolation

The church of San Fortunato is located in Todi, in the province of Perugia, in the historic center of the city, near Piazza del Popolo.  In June 1292 the church was transformed into a Gothic style. The interior has three naves of equal height, according to the typology of the Hallenkirche, each with an entrance from the facade and doors embellished with historiated bas-reliefs depicting saints, biblical prophets, and floristic ornaments.

Piazza del Popolo, Todi0.61km from Church of Saint Mary of Consolation

Piazza del Popolo represents the secular and episcopal center of Todi, in the province of Perugia, and hosts one of the most interesting medieval complexes in Italy. Around it, there are the main city monuments that testify to the city powers of the era of the Free Municipalities. On the one hand, the Cathedral of the Annunziata, symbol of ecclesiastical power; and from the others the public buildings, seat of the civic powers: the Palazzo dei Priori, the Palazzo del Capitano, and the Palazzo de

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Concordia Theater8.09km from Church of Saint Mary of Consolation

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Tiber River Park11.34km from Church of Saint Mary of Consolation

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Lago di Corbara14.01km from Church of Saint Mary of Consolation

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The region of Umbria is in central Italy and is an attractive destination for a low-key, pleasant holiday.  It is one of the few Italian regions to have no coastline, and its countryside is green and fertile, much of it wooded and hilly. Umbria is often described as a walkers' paradise.