Postcard from Saluzzo, Italy: Saint John’s interior surprises with quirkiness

Dominican friars began construction of Chiesa di San Giovanni in 1330. While its façade is plain, almost to the point of homely, the crowning bell tower added in 1376 hints there might be treasures within the brick walls.

The somewhat quirky details inside the church and adjoining convent do not disappoint.

 

 

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