The cliff side sanctuary 'between heaven and earth'

View of the mountains in northern Italy. Sanctuary of Madonna della Corona

The cliff side sanctuary Madonna della Corona in the Province of Verona is a breathtaking structure built among the rocks and overlooking the Adige river.

Built right into a vertical cliff face on Mount Baldo, it looks as though it is suspended in mid-air.

The church does not actually hang on the sheer face but instead sits on a thin rock shelf that can only be reached by a thin path.

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