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Bominaco

Via Madonnella | Salita del Castello, 67020, Italy
+39 0862 93764
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You won't believe your eyes

Bominaco must be one of the best-kept secrets. I can't believe more people don't know about this... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
TuesdaySue
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New Zealand
via mobile
Abruzzo beats Tuscany

The churches are accessible only via dedicated and well-informed locals who take turns across days... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2015
Biernacki
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California, USA
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30 Jul 2016
“You won't believe your eyes”
11 Jun 2015
“Abruzzo beats Tuscany”
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Via Madonnella | Salita del Castello, 67020, Italy
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+39 0862 93764
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Bominaco must be one of the best-kept secrets. I can't believe more people don't know about this amazing mediaeval monastic settlement. It consists of two very different churches and a ruined castle, all belonging to a powerful monastery which was the seat of church power...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2015

The churches are accessible only via dedicated and well-informed locals who take turns across days of the week and sometimes prefer appointments. Both have been restored as much as technically feasible to their original appearance. It is a unique experience to find a Unesco-designated site...More

1  Thank Biernacki
Reviewed 12 September 2013

In Bominaco there are two medieval churches, one of which dedicated to S. Pellegrino, the saint who protected pilgrims. The inside of the tiny church is covered in frescoes, some depicting the life of jesus and some (on the ceiling) depicting a calendar used by...More

3  Thank ColleenCo
Reviewed 2 December 2012 via mobile

Two very old churches are the left overs of an important cloister. The oratory is known for its beautifull frescs, the other basilic was partly build with the colums of a nearby Roman temple. The complex is on the Unesco world heritage list. On a...More

2  Thank Saschapraha
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