Earthquake in Italy Destroys Ancient Monuments in Norcia

Earthquake in Italy destroys ancient monuments, this morning October 30, 2016 a strong earthquake in Italy has destroyed some places of great artistic and historical interest.

Earthquake in Italy at Norcia

One of the most serious damage to the Italian artistic heritage occurred in Norcia, in this ancient town the Basilica of St. Benedict of Norcia is completely collapsed, only the old facade of the church remained standing alone.

Basilica di San Benedetto da Norcia after Basilica St Benedict in Norcia first

The earthquake in Norcia comes after previous earthquakes of a few months ago, previous earthquakes in Italy had destroyed important monuments in Amatrice and other historical towns of central Italy.