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Stunning church and location

This amazing neogothic church/sanctuary, set on a hill and surrounded by nature, was started in... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2018
Joseph G
Montreal, Canada
Wonderful, superb and mind-blowing!

What an excellent attraction and place of worship! My (priest) cousin took me to this place on my... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Daniele I
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Via Santuario, 86090 Castelpetroso, Italy
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Reviewed October 17, 2018

This amazing neogothic church/sanctuary, set on a hill and surrounded by nature, was started in 1890 but only fully completed in 1975! My first visit was way back in 1992. This past summer I returned and found the place to be with easy access, well...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Joseph G
Reviewed July 16, 2018

What an excellent attraction and place of worship! My (priest) cousin took me to this place on my latest visit to family. I’d never heard of it before! The church/chapel itself is so marvellously beautiful, and boasts a very interesting history, the story of which...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Daniele I
Reviewed June 1, 2018

A lovely big Santuario, with beautiful decorations. No entry fee. Pope Francisco visited it :) and me too!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Claudia B
Reviewed September 16, 2017

The Santuario of the Madonna Maria Addolorata is located in the mountains of Molise. She is the patron saint of the Molise region of Italy. The Madonna first apparition was in 1888. The church was started in 1890 and finished in 1975. Pilgrims from all...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

Lovely quiet place. Outside It looks like a Castle. Inside It is beautiful church with paintings of all saints. Really worth to visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Great experience beautiful and well kept. On top of a mountain with a great view of the city. Spent the weekend there in a hotel near by.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Ck1ck
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Gorgeous church in the mountain. Nice mass. nice gift shop with religious items at a fair price. I would recommend.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed September 11, 2015

It is so large a building, one can see it from far away. The architecture is gorgeous. The setting in the mountains is so quiet and serene, a wonderful place e to meditate and reflect.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 2, 2015

Great church set high upon a hillside, with stunning views. Nice to look around, with some lovely frescos.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank LMDD
Reviewed November 1, 2013

A most beautiful cathedral set in the side of a mountain. A very spiritual and empowering sanctuary where visitors may enjoy both the tranquility church and admire the strength of its spirit.

Date of experience: October 2013
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