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St. Augustine Square
Foto Carmagnola: St. Augustine Square
In the very centre of Moncalieri is the renowned House of Sundials, in St. Augustine Square. The said house is a fine Renaissance building decorated with mythological frescoes and sundials. Noteworthy is the portico supporting the first floor terrace. The square is a crowded market place.
Church of St. Peter and Paul
Foto Carmagnola: Church of St. Peter and Paul
This building has an impressive facade combining Gothic and Gothic revival architectural elements. Noteworthy is the impressive portal featuring a flat archivolt decorated with a blind rose window in the tympanum and band moldings in the intrados. The aisles' doors are surmounted by lunettes and traceried lancets. The front is divided by moulded pillars, each of them topped by spires.
St. Roch
Foto Carmagnola: St. Roch
St. Roch has an outstanding baroque facade divided into two levels and three bays. Each part of the front is enframed with pillars, lintels and cornices. This outstanding artwork features several different decors such standard, segmental and broken pediments topping the portal and the windows, in the nave section, and several niches located at the end of the aisles. Noteworthy is the big dome which can be seen from everywhere in the city centre.
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