Female monastery of Benedictine rule, built by the last Lombard king Desiderio and his wife Ansa in 753 AD, San Salvatore – Santa Giulia played a leading role (religious, political and economic) even after the defeat inflicted by Charlemagne against the Lombards .
An amazing place, but don’t think you will see it like the images on the web. I shot photos here for more than an hour, in lighting conditions that were next to impossible. ISO 2000 at 1/30 second with post stabilization and correction. The place was nearly blacked out from lack of light, on purpose to maintain the frescos. But it was great. I share a few of the images I got, all hand-held by the way.
And the nun’s quarter’s chapel