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Built on a hill by the river Mavone, in the homonymous valley, surrounded by trees, the church of Saint John was probably founded in the XII century, along with the Benedictine monastery adjoining it, whose ruins bear evidence of its original big size. The façade, adjusted later when the belfry was added, is made of white local stone blocks; the portal, surmounted by a round window, is decorated with spirals and floral reliefs and has mullioned windows with two lights on the sides. It is one of the first examples of the typology characterized by a horizontal coping with hanging arches, which w
Situated inside the new basilica of Saint Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows, one of the most frequented pilgrimage destination in the world, the Stauros ("cross") Museum was inaugurated in 1994 in order to collect the art-work displayed at the International Biannual Exhibition of Sacred Art. It was established on the initiative of the "Stauros International Association", founded in 1973 with the purpose of reviving the connection between Christian world and contemporary art. The museum consists of three halls, which puts on display the works that took part to the past Biannual Exhibitions and to
Millions of pilgrims visit St. Gabriel's shrine in Isola del Gran Sasso each year to see the saint's burial place and the monastic house in which he lived out his final years. The sanctuary, composed of two basilicas, rises upon the remaining of a previous Franciscan convent, built - according to tradition - by Saint Francis himself during his passage through the Abruzzi. The cloister of the ancient convent has recently been restored and brought to light precious frescoes representing the saint's history. The portal of the Franciscan church, dated 1590, was restored at the beginning of the twe