Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre (Acquapendente)


The church, in Romanesque style, is called the Holy Sepulchre because there is kept a stone stained with blood that is said to come from the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. The relic is housed in a crypt of the most important and characteristic in Italy for its ancient origin (XXI century) and the characteristics of columns (24) that form the arches with a gameof particular forms. It is a structure that reproduces in miniature the church of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem and that, as an image and memory of this, it appeared to the pilgrims.

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