29th May – New Earthquake in Mantua

29th May – New Earthquake in Mantua. The lantern of the bell-tower of the Palatine Basilica of Santa Barbara,  the Palace Chapel for the Gonzagas, has collapsed. The Palatine Church of Santa Barbara was commissioned by the Duke Guglielmo Gonzaga and built between 1562 and 1572 by Giovan Battista Bertani. The bell-tower, with its characteristic lantern, was one of the most prominent landmarks of the skyline of the city.

Mantua Skyline at 12.00 on May 29th

Mantua Skyline at 13.00 on May 29th

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