Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

Category

Buildings of worship

Period

Medieval

Area

Verona

Presentation

A masterpiece of the Italian Romanesque art, dedicated to the eighth bishop of Verona, it was founded between the 8th and the 9th century and underwent successive transformations. The tuff façade is characterized by a big rose window dating to the 13th century and by a bronze door; the side walls are made of the typical Veronese covering of alternating tuff and brick bands. The interior is divided into one nave and two aisles by pilasters the capitals of which were mainly reused from Roman buildings. On the main altar, the Andrea Mantegna?s famous triptych. The Basilica dominates the homonymous square which is one of the historic places of Verona.

Services on location

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Contact

info@chieseverona.it