Grotta di Lourdes
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Grotta di Lourdes

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The Grotto of Lourdes is located in Monte Calvario in Domodossola, Italy. The Grotta of Lourdes was inaugurated on June 8, 1908 in the fiftieth anniversary of the apparitions the Virgin to Bernadette in Lourdes, France. The work was done by the plastic artist Pietro Maria Mosca.

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Imágenes cercanas en Piamonte

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A: Santuario del SS Crocifisso

por Luis Marques, 40 metros de distancia

The Sanctuary of SS Crocifisso is located in the Sacro Monte Calvario in Domodossola, Italy. Its cons...

Santuario del SS Crocifisso

B: Center Spiritualità Rosminiana

por Luis Marques, 50 metros de distancia

The Center Spiritualità Rosminiana is located in Sacro Monte Calvario in Domodossola, Italy. Founded ...

Center Spiritualità Rosminiana

D: Crevoladossola locality Oira - an alley

por Davide Pizzigoni, a 7.9 km.

Crevoladossola locality Oira - an alley

E: Crevoladossola Locality Oira - An Alley

por Davide Pizzigoni, a 7.9 km.

Crevoladossola Locality Oira - An Alley

G: Passo Di Basagrana

por Kay F. Jahnke, a 8.0 km.

Passo di Basagrana can be reached from Trontano. It's over 2000 m high, so one of the higher access r...

Passo Di Basagrana

H: Punta Della Rossola

por Kay F. Jahnke, a 9.0 km.

A storm the day before has washed the air clean. On this crisp morning visibility is fair, but there ...

Punta Della Rossola

I: Ridge from Mottac to Testa di Menta

por Kay F. Jahnke, a 9.2 km.

Continuing north-west from Mottac, the trail runs along a rugged ridge but poses no great difficultie...

Ridge from Mottac to Testa di Menta

J: Pizzo Mottac 2010

por Kay F. Jahnke, a 10.0 km.

This is a 'canonical' view from Pizzo Mottac, meaning that the image has been fitted to a computer-ge...

Pizzo Mottac 2010

Este panorama fue tomado en Piamonte

Esta es una vista general de Piamonte

The name Piedmont comes from medieval Latin Pedemontium, i. e. "ad pedem montium", meaning "at the foot of the mountains": Piedmont, whose capital is Turin, is surrounded on three sides by the Alps, including Monviso, where Po river rises, and Monte Rosa. It borders France, Switzerland and the Italian regions of Aosta Valley, Lombardy, Liguria and Emilia Romagna.

Its history was linked for centuries to Savoy dynasty: since 1046 Piedmont was part of County of Savoy, raised to Duchy of Savoy in 1416, evolved in the eighteenth century into the Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia. The role of Piedmont for Italy's unification is comparable to the role of Prussia for Germany and his army was the engine of the unification process, ended with the creation of the Kingdom of Italy in 1861. The presence of Savoy in its territory bequeathed a large number of castles and residences.

Lowland Piedmont is a fertile agricultural region, producing wheat, rice and maize and is one of the great winegrowing areas in Italy. The region contains major industrial centres: FIAT automobile plants in Turin, Ferrero's chocolate factories in Alba, tissue and silk manufactories in Biella, in Ivrea Olivetti was an important technology center, publishing in Turin and Novara.

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