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hotel scalzi hotel in verona - veneto




The Hotel Scalzi is situated in Palace Avesani, that was built on the ruins of the ancient church of St. James of Galicia which was deconsecrated in 1806 and then bought at auction in 1829 by Bartolomeo Avesani. Construction engineer and architect, during the Austrian domination he worked on the construction of the city wall and its defensive structures. The Palace became his residence and on the front of the building the inion 'Non Nobis Domine Non Nobis Sed Tuo Nomini Gloriam Fac' stands there to highlight that the palace was built not to show or demonstrate one's richness but only to honour the glory of God.