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Amazing Experience!

I was the only one there when I arrived at the church, and I didn't quite know if I was supposed to... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2018
0101TravelBug0101
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Philadelphia
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We waked to Chiesa di San Ponziano but it was closed. We enjoyed the grounds and the view from... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2017
lollygal
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New York City, New York
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Via della Basilica San Salvatore 2 | c/o Casa religiosa di ospitalita' San Ponziano, 06049, Spoleto, Italy
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

I was the only one there when I arrived at the church, and I didn't quite know if I was supposed to be there. A man in the courtyard greeted me and asked if I wanted to see the church - he guided me in...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2018

The Chiesa di San Ponziano is located on the outskirts of Spoleto on the road leading up to the Basilica di San Salvatore, the church stands on what is believed to be the burial site of the martyr Ponziano dating back to the 8th century....More

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Reviewed January 9, 2018

The Church has significance to the city, because the relics of the patron of Spoleto, St Ponziano are here. In the time of Marcus Aurelius in 175 AD, Ponciano beheaded on the Sanguinaria bridge. The head rolled and stopped here and a source of pure...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2017

We waked to Chiesa di San Ponziano but it was closed. We enjoyed the grounds and the view from there. The outside was historic and it was a shame we were not able to tour.

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Reviewed June 2, 2017

We were visiting Spoleto & its many interesting places and when we were leaving we decided to stop here and so pleased that we did. The place was very quiet and no other cars around. We entered the courtyard and there was a man there...More

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Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Such a remarkable building but unfortunately we were only able to walk round the outside as it was very firmly closed. Will try to visit again in Summer.

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Reviewed July 31, 2016

The high rating is just for the crypt, as we felt that the Baroque "improvements" in the church destroyed a beautiful Romanesque structure. The crypt, however, is unspoiled, and the two enigmatically shaped pillars are, by themselves, worth the trip beyond the walls.

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Reviewed December 15, 2014

San Ponziano was the last place my wife and I visited on our trip to Spoleto a couple of years ago. We were pretty worn out following a hard day's cultural slog but it turned out to be a highlight. I'm astonished that this is...More

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