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Montagnaga Shrine

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In 1729 the Madonna began appearing to a young Montagnaga  shepherdess, Domenica Targa, making as many as five appearances. The first occurred on 14 May 1729, while Domenica was in a field tending her sheep, unable to attend the town festivities.

In June 1730, in the face of vast pilgrimage to the sight, Pope Benedetto XIII granted complete recognition of the apparitions and worship. The Sanctuary of the Madonna  di Pine was subsequently erected on the site to welcome the numerous pilgrims. It remains a sigificant place of hope and conversion.

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A: Montagnaga Shrine - inside

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Inside the monument to the Redeemer, and played almost natural the "Scala Santa in Rome, with 28 step...

Montagnaga Shrine - inside

B: Christmas markets

by claudio-agostini, 3.5 km away

Traditional Christmas markets in Pergine Valsugana, just behind the main square. .......................

Christmas markets

C: Pergine Valsugana - Albero di natale - Christmas Tree

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Christmas Tree in the main square of Pergine Valsugana - 15/12/2009.

Pergine Valsugana - Albero di natale - Christmas Tree

D: Castel Pergine - Pergine Castle

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The castle, of medieval origins, was granted at the beginning of the former century to families of fa...

Castel Pergine - Pergine Castle

E: Piazza della Chiesa

by claudio-agostini, 4.5 km away

Baselga di Pine` (ZIP code 38042) belongs to the province of Trento and is 18 kilometers far from Tre...

Piazza della Chiesa

F: Serraia Lake - Baselga di Pinè

by claudio-agostini, 5.0 km away

Lake Serraia in the municipality of Baselga di Pine, 1250 feet long, 300-600 wide and 18 deep, is fed...

Serraia Lake - Baselga di Pinè

G: Lake of Caldonazzo - winter dawn - San Cristoforo

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San Cristoforo (100 inhabitants) - Trentino - North of Italy - 453 m above sea level. Winter dawn. In...

Lake of Caldonazzo - winter dawn - San Cristoforo

H: Biotope "Canneti" of San Cristoforo

by claudio-agostini, 6.1 km away

Biotope "Canneti" of San Cristoforo, on the Lake of Caldonazzo - Trentino - Italy, 24/1/2010 15:24. T...

Biotope "Canneti" of San Cristoforo

I: Lago Di Caldonazzo

by Giuliano Bernardi, 7.2 km away

Lago di Caldonazzo is situated in Trentino, ItalyIt is 449 m asl and its surface area is 5.38 km square

Lago Di Caldonazzo

J: Trento, Castello del Buonconsiglio

by Andrea Biffi, 8.5 km away

Trento, Castello del Buonconsiglio

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Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol consists of two provinces: Trento and Bolzano-Bozen. The region was part of Austria-Hungary (and its predecessor, the Austrian Empire) from 1815 until its annexation by Italy in 1919. Together with the Austrian state of Tyrol it is represented by the Euroregion Tyrol-South Tyrol-Trentino.
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