Photographer's Note

One the glass windows of the Cathedral of Mirandola, actually completely broken.

The parish church "Santa Maria Maggiore" has an original late Gothic structure. Promoters of the construction were Giovanni and Francis The Pico. Initiated around 1440, was continued by Giovan Francesco Pico the first and in 1470 from his brothers Galetto and Anton Maria. Various changes and restaurations, completed in 1885, that made the reconstruction of the actual fašade in fifteenth-century and pseudo-Renaissance forms. The inside, with three aisles with vaults in cruise, preserve valuable paintings, frescos and funeral monuments as the tombs of the Pico family. The bell tower is 48 meters. The inferior part is late fifteenth century. In the XVII century was raised again and in 1888-1889 the terminal steeple was referred. The Cathedral has seriously been damaged and it is partly collapsed, to its inside as to the outside, following the earthquake that has struck the zone to the 04.04 of May 20 th 2012.

In the Ws an image of the Cathedral.

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