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Church of Santa Maria Vergine

Dedicated originally to the Virgin Mary and subsequently to Our Lady of the Assumption, the church is mentioned among those existing in the province in the year 1000.

Address and contacts

Via Pagliani, 16 -  Locality Arceto, 42019 Scandiano
Phone 0039 0522 989163

How to get there

See the indication to reach Scandiano

Historical notes

The current building and the tower date to the early 15th century and show certain ÒSpanishÓ stylistic influences. The church has four altars dedicated, respectively, to Saints Jerome, Francis, James, and Sebastian. The high altar is dedicated to Our Lady of the Assumption. Of particular interest among the numerous paintings are those of Our Lady of the Assumption, The Dead Body of Christ, and Our Lady of Sorrows.