San Francesco, Mantua

Local nameChiesa di San Francesco
LocationMantua, Italy

The Chiesa di San Francesco is a Roman Catholic church located in the historic center of Mantua, Italy, at Piazza San Francesco d'Assisi 5.

The church was founded by the Franciscan Order in 1304 but it was not consecrated until 1459, when Pope Pius II performed the ceremony. Suppressed in 1782, it was sacked in 1797, during the Napoleonic Wars, and turned into an arsenal in 1811. Still in military use when World War II began, it was devastated by bombardment during the war.

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Address 2 Via Angelo Scarsellini, Mantova 46100, Italy

Coordinates 45°9'35.835" N 10°47'16.83" E

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