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Unlike most other RC churches found in every city and town throughout Italy!

This is the "plain Jane" of churches. Dedicated to Saint Michael the Archangel the church is... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
Serviceprof
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Naples, Florida
via mobile
Black and white decor

The black and white decor at the front reminds one of the church in Siena which has such a strongly... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2016
mjrg59
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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11 Oct 2017
“Unlike most other RC churches found in every city and town throughout Italy!”
13 Jul 2017
“This church, with a 13th century facade, is very unimposing both on the exterior and on the interior.”
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

This is the "plain Jane" of churches. Dedicated to Saint Michael the Archangel the church is unassuming inside and out. This is what makes it so special. This is clearly a place for quiet prayer and reflection. A wonderful change from all the glitz and...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

Built in the 13th century, the modest interior was completely renovated in the 1800's. The main altar is pretty without being overly ornate. The main attractions are in the small presbytery where there is an enamelled terracotta of the Madonna and Child by Giovanni della...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2017

A small unassuming church at the end of a plaza, this little beauty dates to the 13th century and contains an altarpiece decorated by Giovanni della Robbia in the 16th. Just a perfect gem barely visited by tourists.

Thank REED E
Reviewed July 5, 2016

We saw this church while walking the town on the evening we were there. Very interesting exterior architecture - didn't see the interior.

Thank Phil G
Reviewed May 13, 2016

The black and white decor at the front reminds one of the church in Siena which has such a strongly mosque-like architecture. Enjoy.

Thank mjrg59
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