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Interesting neighbors! You can find this shrine in Corte Nova in Castello, not far from Via Garibaldi.

Castello 2061 A

Castello 2061 A

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Comments (8)

I love the RED photos!! Sort of out of character for Venice.

Crikey, I love reading your blog! :)

Leslie, thanks so much!

Girasoli, I know what you mean. The image of Christ looks like it was painted yesterday unlike most shrines which are rather weather-beaten. I'd love to know which was there first....the shrine or the Communist Party office?

Kathy (Trekcapri):

Hi Annie, Great photo! Interesting that they didn't go ahead and paint that whole side of the building, just the bottom half.

That's a great looking shrine. It even has a beautiful lace on there as well.

Enjoyed this entry too. :)

Hi Kathy, yes and that lace is so snow white and clean! Who takes care of these shrines? (I know I've asked that before!).

Kim:

There's something ironic about having that shrine outside the Communist Party office, no?

Kim, yes!. It cracked me up when I saw it.

Love the colors, and LOVE that the shrine and the RC office are next to each other! Very cool.

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