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Basilica Cattedrale Maria Santissima della Madia

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“old town”(2 reviews)
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Piazza Cattedrale 1, Monopoli, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so lucky to be able to visit the Basilica as parishioners were saying the rosary. So a very special visit.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Basilica Cattedrale Maria Santissima dell Madia is a beautiful cathedral. High ceilings with two altars: one main, one lower level.

Thank Todd H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church has some nice art and religious features. Entry is free and worth a visit as you do the tourist walk.

Thank David U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Basilica Cattedrale Maria Santissima is very beautiful, situated in the old part of this charming city.

Thank TorontoOceanBaby
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful cathedral. The ceiling is quite unusual, the high baroque flourishes are lovely, and the altar over altar (find the stairs beside the floor-level altar) is exquisite and offers a beautiful view down the aisle of the church, overlooking the main altar. The story of...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Completely over the top marble and gilt decorations make the interior really stunning. Several altars with flowers decorating them around athe sides as well as the front.

Thank Mick O
Reviewed 19 July 2018

We came across this cathedral almost by accident whilst wandering through the beautiful side streets of Monopoli. It is quite large inside very ornate and beautiful and you are able to freely walk around it even going to an upstairs part at the front of...More

Thank rizzy80
Reviewed 17 June 2018

There was a religious festival in progress and we got caught up in it. My wife was going to Mass and called me in to see the Cathedral's beauty.

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 18 May 2018

This church is slightly out of the way (5 minutes). The exterior is beautifully completed and the interior is even more sumptuous.

Thank GeorgeFMarkhamON
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

As a practising Roman Catholic, I see and pray in a lot of churches and cathedrals. This was an impressive one, in terms of the ‘art’ and sculptures and sheer weight of almost bling-like artefacts and decoration. Not short of money here; possibly built as...More

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