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Saint Jacob's Church at Grissiano

According to a 6 m-long inscription preserved in the presbytery, this simple, rectangular church with round apse in the east, was consecrated on 12 May 1142. It was painted around 1210 with outstanding and historically important Romanesque frescoes, which, among other things, show the planned sacrifice of Isaac by Abraham against a mountain backdrop. After the incorporation of the tower in around 1380, the church was decorated with Gothic paintings inside and also externally on the south wall. A wooden statue of St. Jacob from 1520 which was revamped in 1610, and two Baroque altars on the west wall, can also be seen. Below the church there is a shrine with simple but expressive pictures from the period around 1440.

Guided tours onnly in German and partly in Italian only after inscription in the turist office: May 18 2020 - October 17 2020
 
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Open from Easter to All Saints Day on Saturday and on Sunday between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.: May 18 2020 - November 1 2020
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