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Address: Via Giro del Ponte 4, 06049, Spoleto, Italy
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Just Across the Road

We love Spoleto, a great base for exploring Umbria. Our third trip there in 4 years. I've passed by this very, old church many times since it's right off the main road and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 June 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We love Spoleto, a great base for exploring Umbria. Our third trip there in 4 years. I've passed by this very, old church many times since it's right off the main road and opposite of the turn of Spoleto South that takes one into the old town. This time, I decided to stop in- easy to do and rewarding. Short... More 

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Bucks County, PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

This basilica, accessed by car or by hiking from the aqueduct, as we did, is impressive in its size, in the stories told by its carvings in the stone facade, and in its interior decor.

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Saint James City, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

We walked here from our apartment then walked thru the woods to the aquaduct and walk across the aquaduct to La Rocca and have a coffee at the little trattoria.

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Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

The basilic is an historical place worth a visit but the basements are gorgeous. No need to visit the crypt. The first church is the piece not to miss

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Spoleto, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

the church is high up a stone stairway. it-s quite impressive when arriving by car from Rome in the evening. The inside is not that great but the facade with its marble reliefs is really unique and deserves a visit.

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Comox Valley, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2012

We are not "churchy" types, even in Italy but this one is out of the ordinary in its stunning yet simple beauty. We actually returned twice to enjoy the peace and spirituality.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2012

At the top of a long stairway, the facade of San Pietro is covered with remarkable Romanesque sculptures - wild and domestic animals, saints and stories.

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