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Chapels, oratories, tabernacles

Oratorio dei Battuti

Oratorio dei Battuti

L'Oratorio dei Battuti is the only one in Baroque style in town. This artistic and architectural movement, while moving from the school of Bolognese painters "Carracci", has exploded in Rome in the early 1600's dominating the art scene until 1750.

Oratorio di San Colombano

Oratorio di San Colombano

The Oratory, which is considered a real artistic jewel, saw compete a group of promising students of the nascent Accademia degli Incamminati, a school of the Carracci: Francesco Albani, Domenichino, Balanino, Barbieri, Massari, Brizio and Guido Reni.

Oratorio di Santa Cecilia

Oratorio di Santa Cecilia

Along the portico on the side of the church of S. Giacomo Maggiore, in the via Zamboni, we find the entrance to the Oratory of St.Cecilia and Valeriano. It comes from an old romanic church commissioned by Giovanni 2nd of Bentivoglio, lord of Bologna. It was made smaller and completely frescoed to preserve the most important paintings of the Bolognese Renaissance.

Oratorio di San Rocco

Oratorio di San Rocco

It is dedicated to the Patron Saint and healer of the plague-strick-en. Inside you can see the invaluable frescos painted by some pupils of Carracci from 1618.

Oratorio San Filippo Neri

Oratorio San Filippo Neri

The actual building is due to a remarkable restoration made between 1997 and 1998, as it was completely damaged by bombs during the second war in 1944.

Oratorio di San Bartolomeo di Reno

Oratorio di San Bartolomeo di Reno

L'Oratorio di San Bartolomeo (1204) was created by the Compagnia di San Bartolomeo di Reno with an assistance service that has honored for four centuries.

Oratorio di San Carlo

Oratorio di San Carlo

L'Oratorio di San Carlo is a wonderful example of the Bolognese school, painting movement that flourished in Bologna in the sixteenth and seventeenth century (1500-1700), who struggles to Florence and Rome the primacy of Italian painting.

Oratorio di San Giovanni Battista dei Fiorentini

Oratorio di San Giovanni Battista dei Fiorentini

In Corte de Galluzzi, near Via D’Azeglio, is this Oratory of San Giovanni Battista Fiorentini. The Galluzzi family built the Church, it was originally attached to the tower on the left of this building.