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Santuario di Montevergine

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Via Santuario | Loc. Montevergine, 83013, Mercogliano, Italy
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Reviewed 24 November 2018

A registered pilgrimage site of the Vatican. In the treasury of the monastir you can find ornaments and jewels of the madonna di Montevergine resulting from the donations made over the centuries by the pilgrims who arrived at the shrine. On the route up to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Freedom810245
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The sanctuary is an important piece of holy history. The black virgin is the symbol of the church that also hosts a famous and interesting "presepio" museum. I suggest to visit the ex-voto exhibition which documents centuries of local religious history. The view from the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

went there as a child,with my parents. nice memories of a large ,peaceful place.very meaningful place for my father who was from this area of Italy.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank fmanzi
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Beautiful sanctuary with a wonderful "Nativity Scene" collection from around the world and a nice museum. A registered pilgrimage site with the Vatican and historically important. Near the village of Mercogliano which has a tram that can be taken up the mountain or a 20...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 21 September 2015

I visited Montevergine every time my family visited Italy as my parents we married there and it was a very meaningful place for them but this time I was able to bring my children to marvel at it's beauty and it was better than I...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Cmp67
Reviewed 26 February 2015

I was very excited to visit the land of origin of my family, during these visits, I also met this beautiful monastery. This place, not so far from the city of Avellino, is a place very important and popular for the italian chatolic people, is...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Jaqueline C
Reviewed 20 January 2015

A very restful and peaceful place to visit with a truly beautiful charch reached on an extremely beautiful and curvy little road up the mountainside. The old cathedral and the new cathedral lie side by side and there are many very interesting (and some frankly...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Forti
Reviewed 24 September 2014

impressive church, interesting museum especially thee nativity tableaux, great views, scary road. It's a place of pilgrimage and devotion rather than a tourist attraction. You need a good vehicle to get any further up the mountain and into the national park.

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Martin R
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Fantastic views from this skytop monastry. Very important the Black Madonna painting nad remarkable rooms of votive items. Grounds not well kept and poor souvenirs shops.

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Mywayforholidays
Reviewed 6 June 2014

The church is a beautiful, solemn and very spiritual place to be in. The architecture is magnificent! Outside the church you can stroll in the little piazza which overlooks the city of Avellino. You will be treated to a wonderful vista!

Date of experience: May 2014
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