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Chapel of San Giuseppe or Spagnola in the Basilica of the Holy House in Loreto.

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Sanctuary of the Holy House of Loreto, Chapel of San Giuseppe or Spagnola in the Basilica of the Holy House in Loreto. Piazza Della Madonna, 1, 60025 Loreto, AN, Marche, Italy. It was the first to be decorated in the general plan of pictorial embellishment promoted by the Universal Congregation in the 19th century. It was decorated between 1886 and 1890 with the offerings of Spanish Catholics. The frescoes on the walls are by Modesto Faustini. It was the first to be decorated in the general plan of pictorial embellishment promoted by the Universal Congregation in the 19th century. It was decorated between 1886 and 1890 with the offerings of Spanish Catholics. The frescoes on the walls are by Modesto Faustini.

Friuli Venezia Giulia Italy

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By Davide Cappelli, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

Friuli Venezia Giulia Italy. The mountain sceneries of the Eastern Dolomites are truly spectacular: the Carnia and the Julian Alps, in addition to the lakes, valleys and protected areas. From its boundary with Veneto up to Monfalcone, the coast is trimmed with lagoons and has long sandy beaches, with several tourist resorts like famous Lignano Sabbiadoro. The coast is rocky, rather, from Monfalcone to Trieste. The great variety of landscapes matches the rich and variegated cultural heritage that was determined by a complex history and by the confluence of different civilizations in this territory. For this reason, Friuli Venezia Giulia looks like a small universe with many different traditions: it is the “land of contrasts”. The provinces of the region are Trieste (regional capital), Gorizia, Pordenone, Udine. One of the most glimmering jewels of the region is the ancient town of Aquileia, one of the most important towns of the Roman Empire. Dec…