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Via Crucis Monumentale

Piazza Santa Maria delle Grazie, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
+39 0882 411313
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Stairways to heaven

Was a very nice climb up, meditative and surprisingly, not tiring at all. With every step taken... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
fqtravellernd
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Singapore, Singapore
Bring your hiking shoes, not really but it is a lot of stairs

It a zone of silence, but we saw a bunch of nuns talking in there. I wanted to take a picture of... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Grant I
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Piazza Santa Maria delle Grazie, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
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+39 0882 411313
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Was a very nice climb up, meditative and surprisingly, not tiring at all. With every step taken, truly felt like walking up the stairways to heaven, and finally being to see the Creator.

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

It a zone of silence, but we saw a bunch of nuns talking in there. I wanted to take a picture of them breaking the rules of Jesus.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to pray the Via Crucis !! Nice views , peaceful . It is a sacred place to have a spiritual moment .

Thank Karen M
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

This winding path takes you through the stations of the cross in the most wonderful, shady park setting. There were groups praying but other than when we came across them, it was quiet. There are signs asking for silence. The path winds back and forth...More

Thank Peggy F
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This is a must see. A beautiful, escalating walk of the Stations of the Cross. Wonderful in the day and moving at night with a candlelit Stations of the cross. Makes for a nice walk, but much better with following a spiritual program.

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Reviewed 13 May 2017

Statues may not be of the highest artistic value, but the place makes it very appropriate to pray the way of cross in a special manner.

Thank MiranLj
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

The way of the cross is an excellent time to pray the Stations of the Cross and reflect and unwind. To really enjoy it, take your time walking past each station as it switchbacks left and right. Each time you pass the center/stairs, you can...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2016

I really like hoing up to these steps and really feel the peacefulness of the place.Beautiful scenery around and great garden.

Thank danielledec0
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Reviewed 7 October 2015

How peaceful!!! It is a wonderful area where you can pray the Stations of the Cross. On the top of hill, where you finish the via crucis, there is a huge cross. You have a lovely view from there as well.

Thank Elizeth C
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

Just across the road from the convent lies the via crucis. It is a calm place, where a person can either unwind & relax surrounded by trees. On the other hand, for those truly devoted, it evokes the required serenity to pray. From the top...More

Thank Valletta054
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Response from sunfanSeattle | Reviewed this property |
Are you concerned about getting to the top? Because there are switchbacks that make it ADA accessible and easier. Walking along the switchbacks allows you time to pray/see the Stations of the Cross and then you can walk the... More
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