Oropa Ancient Basilica

Arch. Francesco Conti1600/1620

Santuario e Sacro Monte di Oropa

Santuario e Sacro Monte di Oropa
Biella, Italy

The Ancient basilica was erected in the 17th century, in the aftermath of the plague of 1599, to fulfill a vow made by the Municipality of Biella. When the church was completed in 1620 a solemn coronation was held, the first of a series that would enrich the history of the Sanctuary every hundred years.


  • Title: Oropa Ancient Basilica
  • Creator: Arch. Francesco Conti
  • Date Created: 1600/1620
  • Location: Oropa, Italy

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