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Church Of Santa Maria Di Betlem

16th century - 19th century

Unione Nazionale Pro Loco d'Italia di Ragusa

Unione Nazionale Pro Loco d'Italia di Ragusa
Ragusa, Italy

The church of Santa Maria di Betlem is one of the most interesting religious building in Modica and since 1645 one of the three ancient collegiate churches of the city.
The church was built at the bottom of the castle belonged to the earls of Modica around the XV century. It probably replaced four pre-existing small churches in the area and got special privileges when it received a strand of the Virgin Mary’s hair as a gift.

Details

  • Title: Church Of Santa Maria Di Betlem
  • Date: 16th century - 19th century
  • Location: Modica

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