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Caso

Castle Caso is still surrounded by walls and the urban, largely restored, has major architectural elements of high quality. Interesting is the dual gateway with covered area recently restored, the hinge between the old medieval town and the more modern buildings sprang up around the parish church of Santa Maria Assunta. This Romanesque church contains a cycle of frescoes with scenes of the Virgin painted in 1595 by the painter Peter Caesar, as well as four seventeenth-century paintings of the side altars. Inside the castle is the ancient oratory of San Giovanni Battista, transformed into the cellar of the parish house, which preserves important frescoes of the fifteenth century. At the end of the country, near the present cemetery, is the Shrine of Our Lady of Grace shrine built as an extension of country of the fifteenth century with the appearance of miraculous to a child of the place, Lady on horseback. The interior is decorated with frescoes dating ex-voto for the most part in the sixteenth century by John Spain and his school. Not far from the village, on the road to Gavelli, is the Romanesque church of Santa Cristina country. The interior of this church is completely covered with frescoes dating back to the votes from ex-XIV-XVI centuries and depicting the patron saints and biblical scenes, according to the simple popular language.

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