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Abbazia Greca di San Nilo

Corso del Popolo 128, 00046 Grottaferrata, Italy
+39 06 945 9309
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The first time I saw this sacred site I did not know it's history from 600BC during the time of... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Jononna
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El Dorado, California
Unbelievable find

This is a 1/2 day trip just in itself. There is more to do here than meets the eye. There is a... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Adam L
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Rome, Italy
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Corso del Popolo 128, 00046 Grottaferrata, Italy
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

The first time I saw this sacred site I did not know it's history from 600BC during the time of Byzantium, through the rise and fall of the Roman empire (the Roman's built the Solarium that looks out over Rome which serves as part of...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a 1/2 day trip just in itself. There is more to do here than meets the eye. There is a museum that has some real treasures and the church alone will take some time to see. The museum a collection of Roman antiquities...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is walking distance to most of Grottaferrata so really worth it. Walk around the abbey free of charge and the staff will even explain things to you

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

a stunning beauty in a lovely hamlet, this amazing church is a tiny jewel of Greek art with mosaics and painting, it is really worth visiting, they also have a big Presepe during Xmas.

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Nice little area and church. Worth a visit, and close to the gelateria. Beautiful view over Rome and surroundings in the courtyard.

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The place is very old but very well maintained. Great walls of stone, great buildings and an ancient church to see. Also because is in the mountain, there is a great view of the valley. If you have some luck you can see a wedding!...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

Unexpected and beautiful. Accessible with wheelchairs. At the entrance a guardian would allow the passage to cars for disable visitors. Beautiful the church Greek Catholic and the chapel on the right with frescos. A small book explaining the history and the frescos can be bought...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2016

This lovely Baroque style church from 1000 AD has an impressive wall and lovely courtyard with views to Rome.

Thank Jononna
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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We came here in the evening and it was very nice by night - lit up beautifully. We got some great architectural pictures. Everything, however, was closed so we only saw the outside.

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Reviewed 9 August 2015

This is one Abbey that is more like a castle! It has high walls, a very Gigantic yet Artistic Bell Tower, and beautiful frescoes all over the church interior!

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EuropeanTraveler6977
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Response from Fiorella P | Reviewed this property |
Buonasera, per vedere l'Abbazia di san Nilo NON si paga. Tutta la zona è da vedere soprattutto per il paesaggio.
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