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Santuario della Madonna di Tirano

This little church is well worth the walk from the station while you await your connection for the... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Dublin, Ireland
Small church

There are many churches in Italy. Some are simply stunning like this one with ornate wooden... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
John A
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Piazza Basilica 1, 23037, Tirano, Italy
+39 0342 701203
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This little church is well worth the walk from the station while you await your connection for the Bernina Express.

Thank R G
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

There are many churches in Italy. Some are simply stunning like this one with ornate wooden carvings and also an impressive organ. It is said to have been built because of miracles which occured here. It is worth stopping even for a few photo opportunities.

Thank John A
Reviewed August 23, 2018

The basilica Madonna do Tirano is the showpiece of the city. Built to honour the apparation of the Virgin Mary to a shepard, it is quite a site to visit.

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Reviewed August 18, 2018

The inside of this church is absolutely amazing. Take a few minutes to admire the massive church organ and the amazing frescos. Beautiful.

Thank Philip H
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Came here just to fill in time between trains and found such a joy. The house, the gardens and the availability of relevant information was wonderful.

Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

A highlight of our visit to tirano. Old church. A nice walk across the town to the church. If you plan to take the bernina back then rush because it is a bit of a walk. Nice place to also pick up magnets at back...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2018

this medium size basilica is a superb monument that nobody visiting tirano should miss it is 15 minutes walking from the old city, through a nice street (viale italia) this reannaisance jewell has an absolutely magnificient decoration

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

This was a real surprise: this church sees a lot of visitors due to the fact that Mario Omodei in the early 1500, saw the Vergin Mary and in that place he built the church. I liked the words inscripted:" Bene avrai" which can be...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

We didn’t have much time but visiting the church was an unexpected surprise. Plain on the outside but beautiful on the inside. Just looking at the organ suspended with thousands of pipes was worth a visit. Lovely.

1  Thank ZombieMommers
Reviewed April 3, 2018

a beautiful, if comparatively small, church at the entrance to the town of Tirano. was here, like many, awaiting the train to St Moritz. a handsome facade, bell tower and very ornate interior. some lovely artwork and carvings to take in, not to mention the...More

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Keri K
February 10, 2018|
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No idea, I don’t attend mass