Portico Devozionale di San Luca - Italy

Portico Devozionale di San Luca - Italy
Portico Devozionale di San Luca - Italy
The Portico Devozionale di San Luca is a monumental 650 meter long church arcade in the city of Bologna, Italy. It features 666 arches elaborately decorated with terra cotta and Doric capitals, and supports an iconic lineup of cylindrical-domed shrines centered around the final shrines that holds a 15th century image of the Madonna. Originally built in 1674, the archway stands atop the highest point overlooking the city and is a well-known symbol of Bologna, with sweeping views of the surrounding area. It is a popular spot for tourists and locals alike, who come to admire its beauty and take in its spectacular views.