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San Pietro Apostolo

San Pietro Apostolo

Neoclassical style Church

  • Author: redazione
  • Date Posted: Oct 24, 2016
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  • Address: Via San Pietro, 87028, Tortora

The Church of St. Peter the Apostle (Via San Pietro) is the mother church of Tortora. It was built in the late XIII century and after that has been extensively rebuilt in the XVIII century.

The Church of St. Peter the Apostle presents a neoclassical style. Legend about its history relates that the two columns on either side of the main door of the building have been recovered from resources proceeding from the ancient town of Blanda Julia, this element is  the testimony a strong continuity between the past and the present of local architecture.