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Parrocchia Santuario Basilica S.S. Cosma E Damiano

Piazza Curri, 70011, Alberobello, Italy
+39 080 432 1021
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Extremely unusual paintings throughout

The interior is fairly spartan but the paintings of the stations of the cross & altar area are... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
miserygutz
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Australia
Walking the way

A lovely place to visit while walking the streets of Alberobello and taking in the wonderful scenery

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Michael B
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Valletta, Malta
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Piazza Curri, 70011, Alberobello, Italy
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

The interior is fairly spartan but the paintings of the stations of the cross & altar area are almost modern/cubist in style. The departure from traditional ecclesiastical art is striking & fully justifies a visit. If driving to Alberobello DO NOT arrive late morning or...More

Thank miserygutz
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

A lovely place to visit while walking the streets of Alberobello and taking in the wonderful scenery

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 8 July 2017

There is a serenity and calmness within, like many churches of this stature, but I particularly liked the powerful simplicity of some of the religious paintings within. The Basilica is maintained in pristine condition, and is definitely worth a visit ...

Thank Foxy-Froggy
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Since we were in town we walked around and visited the center and the basilic. Nice church as most of the churches in Italy but nothing very impressive. Just go if you have time.

Thank Taffoolie
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

It's exactly in the centre of Alberobello and walking distance to the Trulli's. It's amazing to find a Basilica in Alberobello. It's so tall it can be viewed far away. Very well preserved and could be visited when in the town for the trulli's.

Thank sam1976in
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We just had a walk around the city and found this Basilica. It was a nice Italian church in the other part of the town, surrounded by restaurants and small caffees. If you fancy a walk and will be near - take a look-in.

Thank Jelenafromvilnius
Reviewed 7 October 2016

If you like visiting churches then you should allow a little time to look in this one. It is still fully operational as a church, unlike many that we look at. Some interesting art and a shrine. The walk up the street towards the Basilica...More

Thank Eleanor M
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely looking church from the outside and there are interesting wood carvings inside the church. Definitely worth the short walk from the main square if only to enjoy the architecture of the church.

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Reviewed 9 May 2016

Nice front to the church with some steps. There are two fairly new paintings on the walls of the side chapels that are very good and probably painted by the same artist as the stations of the cross

Thank Rita B
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

This is the first basilica dedicated to the Medici family and its architecture from inside and outside is beautiful, worth the fast walk from the centre

Thank Camilla R
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