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Basilica Minore dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo is main an biggest church in Cortina. It is hard to... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Miha P
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Maribor, Slovenia
Beautiful baroque interior is in stark contrast to this Basilica’s austere exterior.

This Basilica and its accompanying campanile are located in the centre of Cortina D’Ampezzo... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
westy54
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Sydney
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

This huge church is dedicated to the Apostles Philip and James, patron saint of Cortina d'Ampezzo. It is the home of the parish and the deanery of Cortina d'Ampezzo. It was built in the Baroque style between 1769 and 1775 by Joseph Promperg. There have...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Basilica Minore dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo is main an biggest church in Cortina. It is hard to know how picturesque is interior when you just walk around the stone walls. Frescoes are from Baroque to 19. Century. There is really nice main altar. Church...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This Basilica and its accompanying campanile are located in the centre of Cortina D’Ampezzo, bounded on one side by the pedestrian only Corso Italia and the other by the busy one way street, the via Cesare Battisti. In fact, the more decorated, though hardly ornate,...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely baroque church that sits at city center. The flow of the business district moves in every direction from this site. In keeping with baroque style you find flourishes in style and opulent use of colors. It was constructed between 1769-75 and sits on site...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

We saw this church from our hotel and went in for a look ... thought it would be closed as it was dusk ... light was fading. We looked around .. it was a lovely church ... with pastel colors.

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Reviewed 28 December 2016

We were on a day tour from Venice to the Dolomite's (must do!) and had lunch in Cortina. With time left over, we visited this lovely or ornate church. It was quiet, and small enough that we wen't overwhelmed with altar after altar. Some of...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 11 September 2016

A very old Church with treasures and a lot of altars. During Christmas is magnificently decorated with ponsetias and straw handmade figurines. Many services during the day and lovely priest S taking good care of the people.

Thank Lilianaterranova
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Upon approaching the heavy wooden doors we were greeted by Organ music being played, we were then treated to an amazing selection of pieces by a very talented organist, who filled this beautiful church with power and passion and presence. It made the hairs on...More

Thank Jenifer W
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

If you do not ski, there are not as many attractions to see in the heart of the city, but this church in the center is the best.

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Is a church visit on most skiers to-do list when on vacation? Probably not. My experience at this beautiful church in the heart of Cortina was a memorable one. Back from a day of skiing or renting skis and equipment, settling into my hotel and...More

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