2016-08-05 18:42:34
Schedules of Opening MuMar and Park of the Rests of the Convent of S. Domenico

Morning: 9:00 - 13:00

Afternoon: 16:00 - 20:00 (summer schedule)

                15:00 - 19:00 (winter schedule)

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Sanctuary Basilica of San Domenico Soriano Calabro(VV)

The Sanctuary of St. Dominic was built in 1838 on the site of one of the cloisters of the eponymous century convent in ruins after the earthquake of 1783, namely the cloister of the prior. The full prospectus, the exterior facade with capitals and cornices to life a design engineer Don Gaetano Strani. Work began in 1839 under the direction of master builder Francescantonio Staglianò, a native of Chiaravalle. Despite the maintenance of certain dimensions of the old building, the new casing incredible architectural bought a new spatial clarity now all neoclassical. The architecture of the church is late Baroque: Inside is the Holy Image of San Domenico (The Framework miraculous) place in the altarpiece bronze realized by the sculptor Monteleone in the center of the main altar. Precious is a statue of San Domenico carved from a single trunk of lime by the sculptor Giuseppe Antonio Ruffo Soriano (1855), the protagonist of miraculous events in 1870 and in 1884 and the statue of the Blessed Virgin of the Rosary jealously guarded by the Confraternity of Jesus and Mary the SS. Rosary. In the adjacent former convent of the Dominican fathers, rebuilt in a wing of the old monastery, the seat of the municipality of Soriano Calabro and a collection of artifacts of the ancient building. Leftovers larger refer to the bottom of the front of the baroque church, while remaining all structures up to the height of the ground floor: the entire complex was the subject of a restoration after World War II.

Avviso Pubblico Valorizzazione BBCC-II Edizione


Obiettivo Specifico 5.2 - Valorizzare i beni e le attività culturali quale vantaggio comparato dalla regione Calabria per aumentare l'attrattività territoriale, per rafforzare la coesione sociale e migliorare la qualità della vita dei residenti.