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Basilica Cattedrale Maria Santissima della Madia

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“old town”(2 reviews)
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Largo Cattedrale 1, 70043, Monopoli, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you have a Christian belief or not, you cannot help but admire the beauty and grace of this building. Absolutely stunning.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hatches02
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the many interesting sites well worth the visit in Monopoli. I never cease to be amazed how much architecture there is hidden in these towns well worth visiting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

What a stunning interior in this building. There needs to be a lot of respect about your wander as it is a much visited building for religious contemplation throughout the day.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 4 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Todd H
Reviewed 1 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David U
Reviewed 29 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rizzy80
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