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Reviewed 10 September 2017

There are actually two churches here to see, back to back. The smallest is a hidden gem in the hills. A must stop and see.

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

There is a phone number on the gate and if you dare call it during the lunch period you will have quite a wait, so time your visit with this in mind. It is a treasure and the frescoes are breath taking, as is the...More

1  Thank peterandanna
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Bominaco must be one of the best-kept secrets. I can't believe more people don't know about this amazing mediaeval monastic settlement. It consists of two very different churches and a ruined castle, all belonging to a powerful monastery which was the seat of church power...More

1  Thank TuesdaySue
Reviewed 11 June 2015

The churches are accessible only via dedicated and well-informed locals who take turns across days of the week and sometimes prefer appointments. Both have been restored as much as technically feasible to their original appearance. It is a unique experience to find a Unesco-designated site...More

1  Thank Biernacki
Reviewed 13 September 2013

In Bominaco there are two medieval churches, one of which dedicated to S. Pellegrino, the saint who protected pilgrims. The inside of the tiny church is covered in frescoes, some depicting the life of jesus and some (on the ceiling) depicting a calendar used by...More

3  Thank ColleenCo
Reviewed 3 December 2012 via mobile

Two very old churches are the left overs of an important cloister. The oratory is known for its beautifull frescs, the other basilic was partly build with the colums of a nearby Roman temple. The complex is on the Unesco world heritage list. On a...More

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