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San Martino Buon Albergo

Description

It is a municipality in the province of Verona, whose territories, rich in water, are characterized by picturesque vineyards, from which are produced fine wines, such as: Valpolicella, Arcola, Recioto and Amarone.
Exhibits attest that the area was inhabited since the second millennium B.C.. Later it was colonized by the Romans and assumed a certain importance. The first documents to report the existence of the center date back to the first half of the XII century. In the following centuries, the presence of the river Fibbio and a network of roads allowed the town to develop, permitting the opening of a number of activities. The waters of the river powered the large mills, promoting not only the development of agriculture, but also of several industries, such as the production of wool and paper. The closeness to Verona, city that was always an object of contention among populations eager to expand, made of San Martino, a place of in which besieging armies would shelter. In 1927 the municipal area was enlarged with the addition of other villages, today districts.

Attractions:
- the XV century Parish Church, dedicated to St. Martin Bishop, enriched by a classical façade with pilasters and surmounted by a pediment. On the portal it is possible to admire a niche containing the statue of the patron saint. It features a Latin cross plan with a nave and three apses. Beside the church is located on the right-hand side, the XIX century Oratory, while on the left hand -side the parish house of the late XVIII century. The building preserves within an altarpiece by Zorzi and another one by the artist Huberti, a Way of the Cross by Nicolis, a precious XVII century altar, and several other valuable artworks;
- the XIX century Parish Church of San Pietro in Marcellise;
- the XVI century Villa Zamboni;
- the XVII century Casa Gonella;
- the XV century Villa Orti Manara;
- the XVII century Villa Malanotte;
- the XV century Villa Sogaro;
- the XV century Casa Avesani;
- the XVII century Villa Musella;
- Villa Girasole;
- Casa Zanetti.

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