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Church of St. Martin in Foro

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the cChurch of St. Martin in Foro of Sarteano was an ancient church as evidenced by an instrument of 1195, Sartiani actum in Ecclesia S. Martini in hole. Depended first by the monks of the abbey of the Holy Trinity of Spineta and then by the Cistercians of the basket of Florence. Perhaps therein were kept the feudatarie burials of auditors Manenti in Sarteano, of Lombard origin. In 1841, during the demolition of the ancient church, the tombstone walled was under the loggia of the Palazzo Comunale in Sarteano.

The Church has the facade in travertine and cooked with pillars and Doric capitals. It has a unique nave, preserves two paintings on wood by Jacopo di Mino del Pellicciaio, a Madonna with Child said Madonna del cardellino (1344), and a polyptych entitled to the Madonna delle Grazie; a table centinata by Andrea di Niccolò with the Madonna with Child between the Saints Rocco and Sebastiano (second half of the XV century); the famous Annunciation of Sarteano by Domenico Beccafumi (1545 approximately); the Visitation of the Virgin Mary to St Elizabeth of Matteo Rosselli (first half of the XVII century); the Madonna in Glory with Child and Saints by Alessandro Casolani (Last quarter XVI century). In the bell tower is a bell with written in Gothic characters, dated 1282.

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Archaeological Museum of Sarteano
Archaeological Museum of Sarteano
The Archaeological Museum of Sarteano, in Tuscany, is hosted in the rooms of the sixteenth-century Gabrielli Palace.
Via Roma, 24, Sarteano (SI)
0.10 Kilometers from Church of St. Martin in Foro
Fortress of Sarteano
Fortress of Sarteano
The fortress of Sarteano, in Tuscany, is a building surrounded by a double circle of walls with the male square and round towers at the sides.
Via del Forte, 57, Sarteano (SI)
0.35 Kilometers from Church of St. Martin in Foro
collegiate church of San Lorenzo
collegiate church of San Lorenzo
The collegiate church of San Lorenzo in Sarteano Tuscany dates back to the beginning of the XIII century.
Piazza S. Lorenzo, 1, Sarteano (SI)
0.39 Kilometers from Church of St. Martin in Foro
Museum of Mount Cetona Prehistory
Museum of Mount Cetona Prehistory
The Museum of Mount Cetona Prehistory documents the various stages of human settlement in the territory that gravitates around Monte Cetona, starting from the Palaeolithic until the end of the Bronze Age.
Palazzo Comunale, Via Roma, 37 , Cetona (SI)
3.81 Kilometers from Church of St. Martin in Foro
St. Andrew's Church
St. Andrew's Church
the St. Andrew's Church is located in Castiglioncello del Trinoro, near Sarteano Tuscany.
Via di Mezzo, 2, località Castiglioncello del Trinoro, Sarteano (SI)
4.70 Kilometers from Church of St. Martin in Foro
The Museum of the Cathedral and the Labyrinth of Porsenna
The Museum of the Cathedral and the Labyrinth of Porsenna
The name derives from the description of Plinius the Elder of the mausoleum of Porsenna, the legendary Tomb of the Etruscan king of the village of Chiusi, protected by a labyrinth.
Piazza Duomo, 2, Chiusi (SI)
6.90 Kilometers from Church of St. Martin in Foro
Concattedrale of San Secondiano
Concattedrale of San Secondiano
The Concathedral of San Secondiano, in the village of Chiusi, is characterized for its isolated bell tower, below which lies a Roman swimming pool of the I century B.C.
Via Porsenna, 89, Chiusi (SI)
6.92 Kilometers from Church of St. Martin in Foro
Chiusi National Archaeological Museum
Chiusi National Archaeological Museum
With the ticket of the Archaeological Museum of Chiusi you can also visit the tomb of the Lion, the tomb of the Pilgrim and, on booking, the tomb of the Monkey.
Via dei Longobardi, 291, Chiusi (SI)
6.95 Kilometers from Church of St. Martin in Foro
Radicofani Fortress
Radicofani Fortress
The construction of Radicofani Castle, in Tuscany (IX century) is attributed to the Carolingian Empire.
Via della Città Fortificata, 10, Radicofani (SI)
13.21 Kilometers from Church of St. Martin in Foro

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