Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Church of San Pietro, Modica, Sicily




Reconstructed in the years after the massive 1697 earthquake that wrecked much of southern Sicily, Modica's Church of St. Peter has a beautiful Baroque facade.  Statues of the twelve apostles watch over the flights of steps up to the massive doorway.




Statues of the apostles on the steps of the Church of San Pietro





The surprisingly light and airy interior of the church of San Pietro