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Obelisk of Santo Oronzo

Obelisk of Santo Oronzo of Ostuni in Puglia, Italy

It is a column built in 1771 based on an idea by the local maestro Giuseppe Greco. It has a pyramidal shape, more that 20 metres high, with a statue of Saint Oronzo at the top. On the sides are various decorations and putti.

At the four sides of the balustrade are statues representing San Biagio, Sant'Agostino, Santa Irene and San Giorgio Armeno. It is a perfect expression of the Baroque style.

See also

Sanctuary of Santo Oronzo

 

Nearby to see

Town Hall of Ostuni - Church of Santo Spirito - Church of San Francesco

 

Some images of the obelisk of Santo Oronzo in Ostuni