Example sentences for: oro

How can you use “oro” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • For cheaper purchases, head for the Strada Nuova leading behind the Ca’ d’Oro to the railway station.

  • Behind it is the basilica’s greatest treasure, the Pala d’Oro (Golden Altarpiece), dating back 1,000 years and bejeweled in its present form in the 14th century.

  • Visitors take the golden Scala d’Oro past the Doge’s opulent private apartments to the spectacularly decorated council chambers on the third floor.

  • Its refined façade of delicate inlaid colored marble and intricately carved friezes has won it the name of “golden jewel box” (scrigno d’oro), its local designer Pietro Lombardo more sculptor than architect.

  • The gilt has gone from the freshly restored façade of the 15th-century Ca’ d’Oro (Golden House), but it’s still the town’s most beautiful and best preserved of the city’s Gothic palaces and home to the Galleria Giorgio Franchetti Museum.


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