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Beautiful church with a great history

The basilica Madonna do Tirano is the showpiece of the city. Built to honour the apparation of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CoachLo
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Norristown, PA
Lovely Church

The inside of this church is absolutely amazing. Take a few minutes to admire the massive church... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Philip H
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Durham, United Kingdom
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Piazza Basilica 1, 23037, Tirano, Italy
+39 0342 701203
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The basilica Madonna do Tirano is the showpiece of the city. Built to honour the apparation of the Virgin Mary to a shepard, it is quite a site to visit.

Thank CoachLo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The inside of this church is absolutely amazing. Take a few minutes to admire the massive church organ and the amazing frescos. Beautiful.

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Came here just to fill in time between trains and found such a joy. The house, the gardens and the availability of relevant information was wonderful.

Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

A highlight of our visit to tirano. Old church. A nice walk across the town to the church. If you plan to take the bernina back then rush because it is a bit of a walk. Nice place to also pick up magnets at back...More

Thank VartikaJ8
Reviewed 27 June 2018

this medium size basilica is a superb monument that nobody visiting tirano should miss it is 15 minutes walking from the old city, through a nice street (viale italia) this reannaisance jewell has an absolutely magnificient decoration

Thank atontao
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This was a real surprise: this church sees a lot of visitors due to the fact that Mario Omodei in the early 1500, saw the Vergin Mary and in that place he built the church. I liked the words inscripted:" Bene avrai" which can be...More

1  Thank MCS303318
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We didn’t have much time but visiting the church was an unexpected surprise. Plain on the outside but beautiful on the inside. Just looking at the organ suspended with thousands of pipes was worth a visit. Lovely.

1  Thank ZombieMommers
Reviewed 3 April 2018

a beautiful, if comparatively small, church at the entrance to the town of Tirano. was here, like many, awaiting the train to St Moritz. a handsome facade, bell tower and very ornate interior. some lovely artwork and carvings to take in, not to mention the...More

Thank JFergo
Reviewed 1 April 2018

This is located near to the railway station. Inside there is a big musical organ and sound is reverberating. There are good paintings and murals. Outside is a good facade and gives a feeling of old rich culture.

Thank Akshay S
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on the Bernina Express. There really aren’t many must see sights in Tirano but this is one of them. Nice church but nothing astounding.

Thank wamzie
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