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April 10, 2009

Easter at the Monte dei Cappuccini


A view of Turin from the Monte dei Cappuccini (240m) and from the Church of Santa Maria del Monte.



The Church of Santa Maria del Monte (1584), in honour to the Virgin Mary, by the architect Ascanio Vitozzi.



The presbytery and the tabernacle (1638), designed by Amedeo di Castellamonte and Luca Longo respectively.

A thought and a prayer for the victims of the terrible earthquake in the Abruzzo region in Central Italy.

Have a good Easter everybody

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Comments: 30


Gabry in blog Belella
Buongiorno Pietro sempre belle le tue foto quella con la croce che si contrappone al panorama è molto intensa come immagine.
Noto che l'interno della chiesa è simile a quella del convento dei camaldolesi che è qui vicino casa mia.

Un abbracio Pietro in questa giornata di dolore dove il pensiero sarà rivolto li dove gente disperata sta per dare l'ultimo saluto ai propri cari.
Nihal
~Here's my wish Easter fills you with hope, joy and warmth, Pietro.~
Catherine
Piétro, may your city be forever under the protection of this cross ! That's an amazing picture.
It means a lot.

Concerning the Church and the Presbytery, you, Italian are the masters of these hamonious buildings. Every where we go in your country, we watch such gem.
Every details are so elaborated.

And, yes, a prayer for the families that have lost a member in this tragedy, as well as for those who have lost their house and their whole life souvenirs.

I've found your Prime Minister a little bit ironic speaking about homeless persons. Hope they will remedy quickly to the precariousness of these families.

Have a nice Easter celebration.
MedaM
My thoughts and pray are with all the victims of the earthquake that struck the Abruzzo.
Great photos as usual!
SandyCarlson
What a beautiful, beautiful place. I love your sanctuaries, your church exteriors, your views.
sonia a. mascaro
Wonderful photos, Pietro!

I also have a thought and a prayer for the victims of the terrible earthquake in the Abruzzo.

Have a Happy Easter as well!
thyme
And a very good Easter to you and your family :-)
pierangela
ciao Pietro, belle foto,
ti auguro una lieta Pasqua
Anya
HAPPY EASTER HOLIDAYS:))
Very great shots for easter !!
Gabry in blog Belella
Auguri Pietro per questa Pasqua un pò triste con la speranza che possa essere una rinascita specialmente per i terremotati abruzzesi.
The Blonde Duck
Have a wonderful Easter!
fishing guy
Pietro: Wonderful photo of the cross on Good Friday. Sorry to hear of the earthquakes. It seems there are problems in your area and also in Greece.
Hi! I'm Grace
Awesome photos, Pietro. Happy Easter! :)
Lily Hydrangea
Happy Easter Pietro. Your images are magnificent for this holy day.
I love the cross.
Gattina
The inside of this church is terrific ! what a treasure ! Nobody should tell me that churches are poor, lol !
Happy Easter to you or if you prefer
buona pasqua !!
Michele
Wonderful photos and my thoughts and prayers go to all those affected by the earthquakes.

Happy Easter.
Nicoleta
Tanti auguri di buona Pasqua!
Gabry in blog Belella
Serena Pasqua Pietro... un abbraccio!
Wonder Turquette
I wish you a good Easter as well dear Pietro. My thoughts are with the victims of the earthquake.
ayamlin
Hi Pietro!
what a big cross!
the cross protect your town from various things?
there isn't such a beautiful church in Japan.
I wanna see the church also your town from the high place, too!
Have a wonderful week:)
The Blonde Duck
I hope you had a happy Easter!
Ferreira-Pinto
Pietro, hope you had a great Easter!
3 Bay B Chicks
My heart breaks for those in Abruzzo. Thank you for the wonderful pictures and thoughts.

I have a proposal for you, Pietro Brosio. I'd like you to participate in a vlog segment that weI recently kicked off on our blog. Here is the link to what I am referring to:

http://3baybchicks.blogspot.com/2009/04/chick-chat.html

If interested, please e-mail me at 3bay.b.chicks@gmail.com.

-Francesca
Mike
Stunning photo of the cross!
The Blonde Duck
Gorgeous photo. I'm sorry you had to be in town, but I'm glad you had a better Monday!
Joy
Perfect photos, Pietro. You captured the spirit of the season.

Sorry if I haven't visited lately. I've been on the craziest holiday ever.

Thanks for visiting Norwich Daily Photo and leaving your comment. Come back tomorrow!


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Paz
I love the photo of the cross over looking everything.

Beautiful church.

My thoughts and prayers continue to be with those affected by the earthquake.

paz
Louise
Beautiful. I especially love the layers of mountain in the first photo.
Gabry in blog Belella
Buongiorno Pietro, un sorriso e buona giornata!
the donG
very similar to some of the churches here. only that they are as elegant there while the ones here looks old and classic.