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Nice old church to visit.

We stopped here on our way to the carriage ride up Val Roseg but the church was closed. It opens a... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2017
wamzie
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Frankfort, Kentucky
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Tranquil

a short walk from the centre of Pontresina is this medieval church with beautiful frescos and views... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
Fedz2073
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London, United Kingdom
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23 Jul 2017
“Nice old church to visit. ”
11 Jul 2017
“Tranquil”
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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to the carriage ride up Val Roseg but the church was closed. It opens a little later in the day so we went back after the carriage. Nice murals or frescoes inside but no photos inside.

Thank wamzie
Reviewed July 11, 2017

a short walk from the centre of Pontresina is this medieval church with beautiful frescos and views over the village and the valley. Next to it is an abandoned tower from a similar period. It's worth continuing the hike up the mountain over meadows or...More

Thank Fedz2073
Reviewed June 20, 2017

At the height of the Alps you come across this little church with beautiful frescoes, The Burial Church of Santa Maria built in the 12th century. There is an interesting graveyard alongside the church.

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Once a week free walking tours through Pontresina and a visit to the Church of Santa Maria are offered by the tourism office. Very interesting, they can be done individually or combined. The church is very cold inside, even on warm sunny days and the...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2016

A short walk from central Pontresina takes you part way up the mountain to this secluded medieval church. A charming interior with numerous frescoes awaits you, as well as an ancient burial ground. Good way to spend a leisurely hour in the afternoon. Note, it's...More

Thank BronxSteve
Reviewed August 31, 2016

The only thing to mention is that the church itself was only open from 3:30 to 5:30 at the end of August. If you want to see the inside, better check ahead to see if it will be open.

Thank JWGrum
Reviewed August 14, 2016

The church is old and simple. Don't expect Austrian style elaborate decoration. It's amazing how intact the Roman tower is given that historically this is the middle of nowhere.

Thank MilesTegg
Reviewed May 18, 2015

We were invited to tag along with two brothers to see this old Church in Pontresina. We got on the train in St. Moritz and went to Pontresina. We walked up through the streets and came to the old Church. It is no longer in...More

Thank Jeff F
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