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Cappella del Corporale

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Beautiful artwork

Our visit was during the festival of Corpus Domini and still we were able to visit the Cappella... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
yns_10
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Sydney, Australia
Orvieto Cathedral

We saw so many Cathedrals during our trip and this was just another one. The amazing thing is they... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2018
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Powhatan, Virginia
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This Gothic church, built to celebrate the so-called Miracle of Bolsena (1263 AD,) contains the sacred corporale (altar cloth) that is locked in a huge, jewel-encrusted casket and a number of magnificent frescoes by the 14th-century painter Ugolino...more
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Our visit was during the festival of Corpus Domini and still we were able to visit the Cappella when it was not busy. Fabulous artwork.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

We saw so many Cathedrals during our trip and this was just another one. The amazing thing is they are all worth visiting because of the incredibly beautiful artwork and architecture. This one is right in town so it is hard to miss if you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

Surprising find in a great location without the massive crowds seen in other locations. Small entrance fee, but well worth price. Don't miss the side chapels

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 19, 2018

Orvieto is one of my favorite day trips I took from Rome. There are so many things to do but one of the most beautiful sight there is definitely seeing this chapel in person. It is located in a plaza that is not overly crowded...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Ami's W
Reviewed January 14, 2018

The chapel is named after the altar`s cloth (Corporal), in which blood was shed during the miracle in Bolsena. It was difficult for modern man to understand the enthusiasm which was the motivation for the construction of this impressive Cathedral. The chapel of Corporale is...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank VadimM67
Reviewed November 5, 2017

This is a must see, the exterior is so beautiful it takes your beath away. The entire story of creation on the facade - wow.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

The Cappella del Corporate is a very special place. It is one of the reasons pilgrims visit Orvieto. Our group was able to have Mass in the chapel. Unfortunately the large reliquary which holds the corporal is no longer open for view. We were told...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

The Bloody cloth from the miracle was displayed here but had been moved---so we were unable to witness this miracle in person. But the experience of entering the area and feeling the energy inside was an amazing experience. The chapel is beautiful and we took...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank LollysLook
Reviewed September 26, 2017

I am not into churches, cathedrals, or frescos, I am embarrassed to say that I entered through the exit, however by mistake. I had a quick walk around and was certain that I did not disturb any believers. Sorry God, Jesus ,and Mary, I am...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Preston T
Reviewed September 24, 2017

As per a number of my other reviews, We have been traveling for 6 weeks in Italy, and I really didn't think I would be knocked off my socks by another Italian town. Orvieto and the Capella del Corporate is a cant miss attraction!

Date of experience: September 2017
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