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Santuario di San Michele Arcangelo

Via Reale Basilica | Sanktuarium świętego Michala Aniola, 71037 Monte Sant'Angelo, Italy
+39 0884 561150
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Very impressive, beautiful and peaceful space.

The sanctuary is build deep in the ground. You can really feel the presence of spirituality... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
The_Rock_50
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Mount Pearl, Canada
Spiritually uplifting

We visited the underground church and found that we were in the middle of the celebration of mass... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chris P
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Farnham Common, United Kingdom
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3 days ago
“Very impressive, beautiful and peaceful space.”
6 days ago
“Spiritually uplifting”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Via Reale Basilica | Sanktuarium świętego Michala Aniola, 71037 Monte Sant'Angelo, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The sanctuary is build deep in the ground. You can really feel the presence of spirituality here. Go if you can. Beware of opening and closing times. They close for long lunch periods.

Thank The_Rock_50
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the underground church and found that we were in the middle of the celebration of mass. Although I have no specific religious belief, I found the combination of the service and the natural location to be very moving.

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The Santuario is located underground and is a beautiful underground grotto. I believe that it is handicap accessible, but we took the stairs, and it was was well worth the effort, as there are beautiful frescos that have been, and are being restored on the...More

2  Thank Maryla26
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Descend into history where pilgrims walked to touch and sense a place purported to have experienced sightings of the Archangels. Whatever you believe or don't, this experience is worth the steps into a time forgotten. ( a lift is available - ask). Entering a cave...More

1  Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 26 November 2016

if u visit with a car in San Giovanni Rotondo - just try to visit the sanctuary of the Archangel Michael - 20 minutes drive- the sanctuary is just in the entrance to the village - the church is an interesting building and a story-...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We had a beautiful week enjoying the San Michele Arcangel Cave, it 's a beautiful place you can feel peace, we stayed in palace San Michelle hotel and enjoyed the food in IL Corso restaurant.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We aren't religious, so this wasn't a pilgrimage, but it's still an interesting historical building underground that incorporates the sacred cave. We were surprised to find it a much easier walk down (and back up) a large staircase, compared to the description in some other...More

Thank Angu5
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

It's unique blend of beauty, history, and architecture place San Michele in my personal top ten travel experiences. Descent into the grotto church is steep and arduous, not for the impaired. The reward is a place of worship and succor that ingrains the devotion to...More

1  Thank Mike K
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing place, peaceful. You can feel God over there. If you want find your way in your life you must go there. Definitely I will be back

2  Thank TomekC1
Reviewed 26 September 2016

On entering at ground level you progress down a long flight of steps, seeming to go back in time. Finally after a decent of some three floors there is a short flight of steps up into The Sanctuary, and it is wonderful. The cave, for...More

2  Thank HampshireBirdman
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Kellye F
We are planning on visiting in May but I haven't been able to locate the hours and if we can advance purchase tickets. Also, we are driving from Bari and wondered if it would be better to take the public bus from Manfredonia. I appreciate if anyone could point me in the right direction. I am unable to change the language to English on the official site and I unfortunately don' read Italian. Thank you for your help! Kellye
24 April 2015|
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Response from Fane_Babanul | Reviewed this property |
I recommend also to take the coast road from Barletta, not the toll highway. This April, the road linking the main highway with Manfredonia was in repairs and in very, very bad state. To avoid!
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elvirasusanabrie2017
Como llego desde Roma al Monte San Angelo?
21 January 2017|
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Response from GiuseppeBruno | Property representative |
Usted puede tomar un autobús desde la estación de Tiburtina ("Tibus"). Los autobuses salen a las 8:00 y las 17:00. Usted puede encontrar los horarios y comprar los billetes en ferroviedelgargano . com
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sandra b
Sono disabile è possibile vedere la grotta per chi é in carrozzina ? Grazie
2 May 2016|
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Response from Luciano F | Reviewed this property |
che io sappia sì, vedo che hanno comunque già dato indicazioni...
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