Pietro Brosio Gallery

"The Universal Peace", 1976, oil on canvas 100x70cm.


April 3, 2015

Sundial 17

The parish church of San Giuliano in the mountain hamlet of Fenils (Cesana Torinese, Piedmont, 1295m) was built in 1490 in Gothic style.

The bell tower with the sundial.

Comments: 12

Sylvia K
What an incredible old church, Pietro! Wonderful captures for the day!! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!! Enjoy!!

sonia a. mascaro
Just beautiful old Church, Pietro! The bell tower with the sundial is beautiful too!
The view to the mountain is wonderful.
Wishing you and Cynthia a Happy Easter! :)

Hi Pietro!
Hope you are having a great time! Sorry for the long absence, but it was a harsh 2014...
Anyhow, enjoy the second half of my post on Valencia, Spain, with some old buildings around!
Wish you a great Easter and all the best!

Photo Cache
The bell tower is impressive. Happy Easter.

Beautiful pictures !

Lovely captures!!

Great shots of historical church.

Old is beautiful!
Great shots!

beautiful scenes. if you're interested, there's a link-up for churches at

Pietro Brosio
Thank you all for your kind comments!

Pietro and Cynthia, shalom. I recently learned from my new Internet teacher, Sr. Dr. Vassa Larin, about the importance of sundials in olden times. It is in the middle of her brief video about Praying the Hours here:

John's Island
I am just now looking at some of your older posts. They are great! Wow, this sundial is amazing. I love sundials. It is amazing how they have allowed us to track time for thousands of years!