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San Marino
Borgo Maggiore

Via delle Felci 1-3, Valdragone
(Parco del Centro Mariano)

San Giovanni Battista che battezza Gesù

St. John the Baptist baptizes Jesus

c. 6 BC- c. 36 AD
itinerant preacher and a major religious figure who led a movement of baptism at the Jordan River. He baptized Jesus at "Bethany beyond the Jordan."
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
2010

Borgo Maggiore /  San Giovanni Battista che battezza Gesù   Borgo Maggiore /  San Giovanni Battista che battezza Gesù

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Stone statue of St. John the Baptist baptizing Jesus, who is kneeling in front of him.

Il Santuario Cuore Immacolato di Maria / The Shrine of the Immaculate Heart of Maria

The Marian Center in Valdragone is a place for spiritual exercises, retreats and pilgrimages. The center includes the Marian Shrine, the House for Spiritual Exercises (Casa di Spiritualità San Giuseppe), and the Monastery of the Clarisse, set in a large park. The Center is built between 1965 and 1968.

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Location (N 43°56'33" - E 12°27'26")

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