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Basilica Cattedrale Maria Santissima della Madia

Piazza Cattedrale 1, Monopoli, Italy
+39 080 742253
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“small square” (3 reviews)
“old town” (2 reviews)
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Piazza Cattedrale 1, Monopoli, Italy
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"small square"
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"beautiful church"
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"old town"
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"marble"
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"wedding"
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

As strolling about, we entered a small square with a grand cathedral. We were accosted by beggars upon approaching - not an unusual experience near churches. The inside is baroque and beautiful.

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Another nice surprise of Monopoli, this cathedral lies in a small baroque square where you can access from an arch or from the street. The inside is fully baroque, and even nicer than other churches from Lecce or Bari.

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I attended Mass at the Cathedral while I was visiting my Italian cousins in Monopoli. It is such a magnificent cathedral—like many of the other cathedrals throughout Italy. This one, however, is very special to me since it is the one that my grandmother attended...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

awesome/impressive cathedral for a small town..and the story behind it is even more amazing...truly worth a stop

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

The bell tower makes the difference. The church itself has been restored in a "wrong" way. Nice paintings showing city history.

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

We visited this basilica a couple of times during our stay in Monopoly. It is a wonderful and impressive decorated basilica.

Thank Monica G
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Situated in a lovely square in the old town Amazing marble interior Many statues Very impressive do not miss

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

This was a very quick visit, but the interior of this church is quite overwhelming, one of the most beautiful interiors that I saw in Puglia.

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

This is the largest of the many churches in Monopoli and the most impressive and worth a look as you wander around the fascinating streets of Monopoli.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

There are many churches in Monopoli and unfortunately most of them are closed and only able to be viewed from the outside unless you arrange a tour of the insides ahead of time with a guide. We were lucky that the cathedral just happened to...More

Thank Scott M
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