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Santa Maria della Consolazione Sanctuary

loc. Montovolo, 40030 - Grizzana Morandi (BO)

Phone +39 051 916355 - mob. +39 333 5405218.


Date of last update: 13/07/2018, 16:30

This is a Romanesque period church (12th century).

It has a sober facade, local sandstone, cup-shaped ashlars. Inside there is a polychrome statue of the Madonna di Montovolo (15th-16th century) and a crypt. It is considered one of the most ancient and fascinating buildings of the Bolognese mountains. It was built on the ruins of a proto-roman church, dated sometime between the tenth and eleventh century.

In 1925, the ruins were accidentally discovered. The layout is comprised of three semi-circular apses with capitals and Corbels that are richly decorated with raised symbolic patterns in the Byzantine-Ravenna style.

By car: E35 and then SP325 

By train: as far as Carbona only, for more info www.trenitalia.com 

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