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San Vito di Leguzzano | Vicenza Province

Communita di San Vito di Leguzzano


The Fabbica Alto (upper factory), a factory of cathedral-like proportions, and the adjoining workers’ district testify to 19 th century industrial activities under Alessandro Rossi,. Alessandro Rossi made Schio one of the capitals of the Italian textile industry. The wealth produced is seen in the cathedral, and appropriately a statue of the weaver stands in the shadow of the church.

Via Pasini leads to the old town and along the street are elegants shops. Overlooking the city on a hill is the 15 th century church of San Francesco, which houses an exquisite altarpiece, the Marriage of St. Catherine of Verla (1512).


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