Basilica of San Bernardino da Siena
In a chapel in the right aisle there is St. Bernardine's mausoleum, the most relevant Renaissance sculpture in Abruzzi, whose construction was entrusted to Silvestro dell'Aquila, a pupil of Donatello's, who worked on it until his death in 1504; Silvestro made the project and the main figures, while other artists, Angiolo from Arischia and Salvato Romano, completed the decorations. Inside the mausoleum the saint's body is preserved, within a silver and crystal urn, which is opened on 20th may each ear to place cotton wool on tha saint's body, and distribute them to faithfuls. On that day also a procession from Siena come to bring sacred oil used for the confirmations.
Other great works in the church are the marble sepulchre of Maria Pereyra-Camponeschi (1488), Silvestro dell'Aquila's masterpiece, then in second chapel of the right aisle an altarpiece by Andrea della Robbia, consisting of an enamelled earthenpiece against a blue background representing the Resurrection of Christ, the Incoronation of the Virgin among the Angels, and four smallest scenes with the Visitation, Nativity, Magi Adoration and Circumcision.