San Galgano abbey

San Galgano Abbey  is situated 30km southwest of Siena and it’s famous for its roofless walls 13th century Gothic style abbey church. When we arrived there was a wedding ceremony so we had to wait to get in it.

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San Galgano Abbey by all its beauty

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questo e’ l’angolo piu’ bello del mondo (this corner is the most beautiful in the world)

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Chiostro (cloister)

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nature around

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The abbey was also a location that puts in Andrej Tarkovskij film “Nostalghia” (1983). Some shots from film:

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Andrej Tarkovskij – nostalghia, 1983

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Fotogramma di Andrej Tarkovskij Nostalghia, 1983

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sangalgano-12

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And this last photo me reminds me somehow one painting of Swiss symbolist artist Arnold Bocklin “Isle of the Dead”. There are five versions (from 1880 until 1886):

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my picture

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3rd version – 1883, Arnold Bocklin “Isle of the dead” (Die Toteninsel)

 

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