Santa Maria del Calcinaio, Cortona

#7 of 14 in Historic Sites in Cortona
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • The Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie al Calcinaio was built by the Shoemakers Guild in the 15th century, as they had lime basins for curing leather in the close vicinity. It is considered to be one....  more »
  • Wonderful historic church often missed on the trek up the hill to town. Watch for the driveway to your left as you see the church; it is hard to miss. The folks inside are very nice and will give you....  more »
  • Beautiful and mystery place, especially "Antica torrenta" 😉 behind church. And almost no tourist here
  • Liminaio, Renaissance church 1485, built around a painting of Madonna and Child. The effigy of the Virgin, initially located in a wash basin for tanning skins, is said, that in the Passover of 1484 began to work miracles. Hence the idea of building a church around us. The direction of the work was entrusted to the Architect Francesco di Giorgio Martini, on behalf of Luca Signorelli on mandate of the Art of Calzolari. Sugestivo Place.
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