San Bartolomeo Church
Ownership: Archdiocese of Modena and Nonantola
The facade, which was rebuilt in 1727, is the work of architect Andrea Galluzzi and features sculptures depicting Christ in Glory, Saint Bartholomew and Saints Luigi Gonzaga and Stanislao Kostka, canonised that year.
The furnishings and paintings mainly date back to the 17th century, and the interior boasts a magnificent trompe l’oeil effect created by the painter Luigi Barberi and stucco artist Antonio Traeri, known as il Cestellino. Other precious features include the tribunes by Lodovico Lana and the paintings that decorate the side chapels with the Glory of Saint Ignatius and Saint Francesco Saverio.
The church is open from Monday to Saturday 9.30 am - 12.00 pm. Holy Masses from Monday to Saturday at 10.30 am (Catholic ceremony). Orthodox ceremonies will take place to Santa Croce church, Via Ganaceto. Visits are not allowed during celebrations.
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