The Door dedicated Virgin Mary

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The door dedicated to the Virgin Mary is entitled Porta Santa Maria in Lucca

Part of the Walls built by Michelangelo Gabrielli designed by Architect Ginese Bresciani

between 1549 and 1592

A statue can be seen on the outside of the door dedicated to the virgin Mary marble

Originally it presented with a single opening and after two doors are opened on which

you will find the symbol of the city “The Panther”

Under the central Arch you can see the Archangen Gabriel and the Madonna with

the Annunciation

In the centre of the facade you can see a marble statue of St.Peter with the

city’s Motto “Libertas”

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