Religious building

Sacro Monte di Oropa (Sito UNESCO)

Via Santuario di Oropa, 480, Biella

Sacro Monte di Oropa is a complex consisting of 19 chapels located outside the walls of Sanctuary of Oropa, in the municipality of Biella. Twelve chapels are dedicated to the Life of Madonna, with frescoes and statues, the remaining seven instead depict episodes of Christian faith. The complex belongs to Sacred Mountains system of Piedmont and Lombardy, which has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The CoEUR devotional path connects Sacred Mount of Oropa to five other Piedmontese Sacred Mountains. In the basin of Oropa is located Sanctuary that houses famous Black Madonna, a spectacular place and a place of pilgrimage that includes extensive shelters and the imposing bulk of New Church.

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