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a little bit of magic...

Every year, starting on the winter solstice (the pick being 22/12) and up to first week of January... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
titwo
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Peace and Tranquility

From the street there is just a door in a wall. Inside however is a magnificent convent church. A... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
rhyshedges
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every year, starting on the winter solstice (the pick being 22/12) and up to first week of January, every day at 11:00am, the shadow of the civic tower overlays perfectly the belltower of St.John's church creating a perfect, fleeting, new monument... Magical...

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

From the street there is just a door in a wall. Inside however is a magnificent convent church. A very unusual feature is that the street is considerably higher than the church floor so you enter at a level above the altar. We were staying...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Is my favorite church in Saluzzo. Nestled in the heart of the old town, is a must see, starting from its entrance, a long stairs that brings you down, to the frescos on the left, to the grand altar and finally the cloister. One of...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

This seemingly modest church hides at its interior a magnificent chapel in a Burgundian gothic style. Be sure not to miss the small lizard on the right column of the left door!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Chiara B
Reviewed April 26, 2016

One of those places that grabs you the moment you enter. So much to look at and take in and a real feeling of antiquity and atmosphere. It is a beautiful old church with wonderful wall paintings, which are best described by photographs, as they...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed October 21, 2015

The Church is really fascinating... Dark and moody and oozing with ancient history. A monestary used to be connected to the Church and the old garden is very nice. Asit happens, I was married there and have special feelings for the Church.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Frank L
Reviewed June 29, 2015

This church is lovely, but we hadn't checked the opening times and 5 minutes after we entered, a priest arrived and told us to leave as they close 12 sharp! I advise you to go to the tourist office on arrival, as they have a...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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