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Purgatory Church or St. Lawrence

Agrigento
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Also called "the Purgatory", the church was built in the seventeenth century on the site of a more ancient, sacred building namesake.
Elegant Baroque Renaissance prospectus.
The interior has a single nave, is embellished with eight female statues of Giuseppe and Giacomo Serpotta, representing the Virtues.
To the left of the church, under a stone lion, it opens the main entrance to the ancient and perfect network of underground aqueducts that supplied drinking water Akragas, made in the fifth century BC by Feace.


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37 ° 18'42.8 " N
13 ° 34'48.94 " E

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