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Santuario di Nostra Signora di Soviore  

Sanctuary Cinque Terre, Italy

A shrine of peace and tranquility Santuario di Nostra Signora di Soviore  

The Sanctuary of the Madonna of Soviore is situated on the upper side of Monterosso al Mare 464 meters above the sea. The first written record of the sanctuary and shrine of Soviore is in 1225. There are records in the Church showing the cult was active in 1300. In 1484 Innocent VIII granted a plenary indulgence for visitors to the shrine.

The original church had three naves.The present church dates from the 18th century. The foundations and floors of the ancient church can still be seen. The image of the Madonna probably dates from the 15th century.There is an oral tradition of an earlier image of the Madonna was hidden from raids by the Lombards and was found again in extraordinary circumstances.

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Località Soviore, 19016 Monterosso al Mare SP, Italy

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