San Pietro

  An eleventh century foundation, rebuilt in the thirteenth. A Benedictine monastery until 1577 when it became a parish church; it became an abbey once more  in 1613. The church acts as a shrine to Saint Victorinus, a third century martyr whose remains are under the main altar. 
  The interior is very stark, and very impressive, especially the dome made up of 31 concentric stone rings.  In the 17th century the church was decorated in a baroque style; thankfully, this decoration was removed in 1954. Restoration was required following the earthquake of 1997. 


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