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Fantasic church but a difficult walk

This is worth seeing. I suggest a taxi to get there, as its very steep. The views of the city from... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Steep walk but good views

Walking through the old town between the buildings is certainly an experience. A very steep walk... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Jane D
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Mulattiera San Romolo 1, 18038, Sanremo, Italy
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Reviewed 18 August 2015

The view you get from here is spectecular, and the church itself is worth while the climb. You have to be aware though of its opening hours which are just two hours in the morning and two hours in the afternoon (last time I went...More

3  Thank Hansito1964
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile
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All reviews well worth the effort beautiful church old town statues interior climb
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

This is worth seeing. I suggest a taxi to get there, as its very steep. The views of the city from the church are breath-taking.

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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Walking through the old town between the buildings is certainly an experience. A very steep walk but certainly worth it once you reach the church. Great views. Would have been good if there was a map telling you what landmarks you could see. Beautiful church,...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 9 April 2018

The church is on the top of quite a steep hil, or series of hills. Unfortunately the exterior of the church was covered in scaffolding and plastic at the time of our visit but the interior is worthy of the climb. The terrace surrounding the...More

2  Thank 588DavidA
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The Santuario Madonna Della Costa is perched high above the town of Sanremo and is well worth the uphill walk through the old town. The interior of the church has to be seen, words simply will not do it justice. There are also spectacular panoramic...More

2  Thank Trolleyman81
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This old cathedral has a beautiful baroque interior and every inch is covered with marble or statues or gold or paintings. It is certainly worth visiting. You should be aware that it is only open from 10:00 to noon and 4:00 to 6:00. We arrived...More

1  Thank jimandcarolstravels
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The crescendo of a climb through the ancient buildings of the old town.it is worth reading the history presented in a range of languages. The Church had many beautiful aspects. Well worth the effort.

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I confidently can say is the best historic church one can visit in San Remo city. Despite the steep uphill walking through the alleys of La Pinga (a historic residential district of SanRemo named La Pinga due to the ups and downs of connected tied...More

1  Thank TheMahdi
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We have seen some many churches in Europe that we are in danger of feeling "church fatigue" butt this is one of the most beautiful churches inside that I have ever seen.

Thank Terri H
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

The walk up to Sanctuario is paved with a stone mosaic that was laid there 1651. Its stil in use! All worth the walk up from down to the top of town. 100 odd meter height difference. You earned a cafe on the way down,...More

1  Thank FOL-1003
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We inadvertently came across this beautiful church as a result of roadworks blocking our intended route. As everyone has said before me, quite the most beautiful place of worship, with views over the bay to die for.

1  Thank Andrew C
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2 February 2017|
Response from TheMahdi | Reviewed this property |
hi. yup there are cafe and restaurants along the way (though not all serve good food) the Cathedral (depending on what route you take and how fast/slow you move up) may take around one hour and a half to two hours. if you... More