You come across Strada Nova - from the train station towards Campo dei Santi Apostoli -, on the right shortly after crossing the Ponte delle Guglie, in the Campo of the same name. To see it you have to pay attention, since its view is "obstructed" by the row of fruit and vegetable stalls that are present in that stretch of road.

The church was built in the early 11th century by the will of the Crituazio family (as confirmed by a historical document dated 1089).

After being consecrated for the first time, in the fourteenth century it underwent a restructuring that transformed it into a basic form with three naves and a high bell tower; on 4 May 1343 it was again consecrated by the prelates Marco Morello Carmelitano, bishop Domoceno, and Francesco, bishop Urense.

It was rebuilt several times: a first time in the sixteenth century for a collapse on August 24, 1595 which compromised a part of the church and razed some nearby houses to the ground and then again at the end of the eighteenth century. On this last occasion, the architect Bernardino Maccaruzzi maintained the orientation of the church that we still see today.

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