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The Dolomites Sights

San Vigilio

  • Via San Vigilio
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Updated 04/08/2014

Fodor's Review

Outside the small mountain village of Pinzolo (on the SS239), stop at the church of San Vigilio to see the remarkable 16th-century fresco on the exterior south wall. Painted in 1539 by the artist Simone Baschenis, the painting describes the Dance of Death: a macabre parade of 40 sinners from all walks of life (in roughly descending order of worldly importance), each guided to his end by a ghoulish escort. The church's interior is closed to the public.

Sight Information

Address:

Via San Vigilio, Pinzolo, 38086, Italy

Updated 04/08/2014

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