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Italian churches, even modest ones, retain a sense of taste and style, that I find missing in other Catholic countries.

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lovely view of the altar. very symmetrical. excellent interiors.
John Prior: Thank you Ayush
  • sherri
  • Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America
  • 14 Jun 2011, 05:22
quite fascinating. i've never been in a structure like this.
John Prior: Thank you Sherri
Great altar photograph John... I like how the paintings were meant to have the worshipper look up to the Heavens.
John Prior: Thanks Jacquelyn, the light behind the cross on the altar works well also.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 14 Jun 2011, 08:15
Magnificently over the top
John Prior: Thanks Chris, but without being macabre, like so many other european Catholic churches
you managed to get a perfect symmetry in this shot, that adds quality
John Prior: Thanks Chantal smile
They certainly ain't dull John
John Prior: Or macabre like some continental churches, cheers Bill
I like this John, we had an Italian holiday some years ago and I was really impressed at the d├ęcor etc.of some of the churches, even the small ones, but with style as you say.
John Prior: Thanks Brian. I'm always fascinated by the character difference of Italian churches compared to Spanish ones, I much prefer Italian onessmile
It has some very detailed artwork. Lovely interior smile
John Prior: Thanks Linda smile
  • Otto K.
  • United States
  • 14 Jun 2011, 21:54
is this considered modest? nice symmetry in this wide shot.
John Prior: Thanks Otto smile

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