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Cappella del Corporale

Orvieto, Italy
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Great Find With Smaller Crowds Than Similar Locations

Surprising find in a great location without the massive crowds seen in other locations. Small... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oldcoot340
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Huntsville, AL
Stunning to see in Person

Orvieto is one of my favorite day trips I took from Rome. There are so many things to do but one... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
Ami's W
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Orlando, Florida
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This Gothic church, built to celebrate the so-called Miracle of Bolsena (1263 AD,) contains the sacred corporale (altar cloth) that is locked in a huge, jewel-encrusted casket and a number of magnificent frescoes by the 14th-century painter Ugolino...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Surprising find in a great location without the massive crowds seen in other locations. Small entrance fee, but well worth price. Don't miss the side chapels

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Orvieto is one of my favorite day trips I took from Rome. There are so many things to do but one of the most beautiful sight there is definitely seeing this chapel in person. It is located in a plaza that is not overly crowded...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

The chapel is named after the altar`s cloth (Corporal), in which blood was shed during the miracle in Bolsena. It was difficult for modern man to understand the enthusiasm which was the motivation for the construction of this impressive Cathedral. The chapel of Corporale is...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

This is a must see, the exterior is so beautiful it takes your beath away. The entire story of creation on the facade - wow.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The Cappella del Corporate is a very special place. It is one of the reasons pilgrims visit Orvieto. Our group was able to have Mass in the chapel. Unfortunately the large reliquary which holds the corporal is no longer open for view. We were told...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

The Bloody cloth from the miracle was displayed here but had been moved---so we were unable to witness this miracle in person. But the experience of entering the area and feeling the energy inside was an amazing experience. The chapel is beautiful and we took...More

Thank lollygal
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

I am not into churches, cathedrals, or frescos, I am embarrassed to say that I entered through the exit, however by mistake. I had a quick walk around and was certain that I did not disturb any believers. Sorry God, Jesus ,and Mary, I am...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

As per a number of my other reviews, We have been traveling for 6 weeks in Italy, and I really didn't think I would be knocked off my socks by another Italian town. Orvieto and the Capella del Corporate is a cant miss attraction!

Thank Scott R
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

The chapel of the Corporal was in use by an English speaking preacher so we had to come back later. The chapel has interesting 14th century frescoes.

Thank Ron S
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Il Duomo is a gem in itself. And inside you will find another gem, this chapel enriched by fresco paintings, statues and the beautiful painting Madonna dei Raccomandati by Lippo Memmi.

Thank CarloLesmo
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