Comune

Valperga

Valperga, (Torino)
Valperga is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) north of Turin, in the Canavese historical region.It is most famous for the Sacro Monte of Belmonte, a site of pilgrimage and worship close to it. The Sacro Monte was built in 1712 at the initiative of the Friar Minor Michelangelo da Montiglio. In 2003, the sanctuary was inserted by UNESCO in the World Heritage List.ReferencesExternal linksOfficial web site for European Sacred Mountains (English)

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