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Gallarate: Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta

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The Basilica of Santa Maria is the main church of Gallarate.

It was built on the site of two ancient churches, both named in Santa Maria. One is mentioned in a document dated 974. The second was built between the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. The Basilica today was built between 1856 and 1861. The facade was completed in 1870. The church building has a nave of 89 meters long and 17.30 meters wide. The dome is 18 meters in diameter and 27 in height. The bell tower, 45 meters high, it is contemporary in 1454 and then to the second basilica of Santa Maria Assunta.

La basilica di Santa Maria è la chiesa principale di Gallarate.

È stata costruita sull'area di due antiche chiese, intitolate entrambe a Santa Maria. Una è menzionata in una pergamena del 974. La seconda fu costruita tra il XIV ed il XV secolo. La basilica odierna fu edificata tra il 1856 e il 1861. La facciata completata nel 1870. L’edificio di culto ha un’unica navata di 89 metri di lunghezza e di 17,30 metri larghezza. La cupola è di 18 metri di diametro e 27 di altezza. Il campanile, alto 45 metri, è del 1454 e quindi contemporaneo alla seconda basilica di Santa Maria Assunta.

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Comments (73)

aggeliki. K on October 5, 2013

Very nice photo



Paolo “Canpao” Canna… on October 6, 2013

Thank you so much


for your always welcome visit, the kind words for my picture and like 37.Good sunday, Canpao

Zygmunt Borowski on October 6, 2013

Nice basilica, interesting colors of photo - like

Greetings from Zygmunt

Paolo “Canpao” Canna… on October 7, 2013



for your always welcome visit, the kind words for my picture and L 38. Nice week, Canpao

leo1383 on October 15, 2013

Like, bella architettura,ciao

Paolo “Canpao” Canna… on October 16, 2013


Leo per

la vtua sempre graditissima visite, il gentile commento e il like 39. Buona giornata e Ciao, Canpao

Traveleros MX on October 29, 2013

Very nice church!

Paolo “Canpao” Canna… on October 29, 2013



for your always welcome visit,the kind words for my picture and like 40. All the best, Canpao

Jesus MB on November 21, 2013

bonito edificio y foto


Paolo “Canpao” Canna… on November 21, 2013


Jesus Miguel Balleros

for your always welcome visit, the kind words for my picture and L 41. Good evening and nice weekend, Canpao

Paolo “Canpao” Canna… on November 28, 2013



for your always welcome visit, the kind words for my picture and L 42. Best wishes, Canpao

Ramil Rzayev on November 9, 2015

Excellent shot, nice photo!


Best greetings from Baku, Ramil

Paolo “Canpao” Canna… on November 9, 2015



for your always welcome visit, the kind comment and L 46 + F 5. All the best from Sardinia, Paolo

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Photo taken in 21013 Gallarate, Province of Varese, Italy

Photo details

  • Uploaded on September 23, 2013
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    by Paolo “Canpao” Canna…
    • Camera: NIKON COOLPIX S6100
    • Taken on 2013/09/14 08:15:26
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/640)
    • Focal Length: 5.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.700
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash