Collegio Papio - Ascona, TI, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
N 46° 09.314 E 008° 46.274
32T E 482335 N 5111320
Quick Description: A church from 1585 next to a former seminary, today a catholic high school.
Date Posted: 8/25/2009 3:25:31 AM
Waymark Code: WM72X1
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Collegio Papio (official name: Collegio di Santa Maria della Misericordia) was built in 1585 and was used as seminary.

It was secularized in 1852, but only for three years the it went back to the catholic church.

Highlights are the renaissance patio and a relief of 1602.
The "Official Tourism" URL link to the attraction: [Web Link]

The attraction’s own URL: [Web Link]

Hours of Operation:
Some parts are public and always open. Access to school parts is restricted during lessons.

Admission Prices:

Approximate amount of time needed to fully experience the attraction: Up to 1 hour

Transportation options to the attraction: Personal Vehicle or Public Transportation

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