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THE SANCTUARY OF OUR LADY OF REGIO IN VERNAZZA

The sanctuary of Vernazza is dedicated to the Lady of Regio. It was built in the XI century on a preexisting crypt. The first written mention dates back to 1248.
The church has three aisles and in the XIV century was transformed to a Latin cross plant. Only the facade remains of the original Romanesque complex.
The Madonna Nera with Child is the adored image, known as the African as well.

The sanctuary of Our Lady of Regio, Vernazza