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Religious building

Santuario di Sant'Antonio

Via Sant'Antonio al Santuario, 83-97, Reggio Calabria

It is located on the Hill of Angels, one of the heights overlooking the city center. The building has a sober Gothic style: the tripartite facade is decorated by a central rose window, while the sides has two tall towers ending with spiers, each topped by wrought iron crosses. The plant is a Latin cross, with three naves ending in apses. The floor is marble, while the ceiling is arched cross. Illuminated stained glass windows and paintings depicting scenes of the life of St. Anthony and Don Orione, exhibits on the main altar, made of polychrome marble decorated with bas-reliefs, the statue of the Saint, placed in a marble temple. On the sides of the presbytery there are two doors surmounted by mosaics. The transept stands a rectangular dome.

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