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Once again another great place to visit the church is wonderful from the exterior to the lovely... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Mark R
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Portsmouth
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The Loggiato del Sintra and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore together make baroque perfection

It was the baroque architecture that brought us to this part of Sicily. The church and loggia... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2016
ES1211
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Reading, United Kingdom
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9 Jul 2018
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“Interesting architecture”
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Piazza Santa Maria Maggiore, Ispica, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Place is an interesting architectural highlight. It is smaller than what I thought after I had seen it through photos. I was there in the early afternoon and the place was totally deserted. Could be more geared for tourism.

Thank Mario D
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Once again another great place to visit the church is wonderful from the exterior to the lovely interior, the curved units/shops just out side was another place used in inspector Montalbano (The Paper Moon) and it was a Jewellers shop, if your in the area...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

What’s going wrong. It is Tuesday 03 pm. All churches were closed. Everywhere else no problem like Modica et al. Very bad experience the church is closed. The Third time in italy that happened to us. Some years ago the same happened on Malta in...More

Thank iha217
Reviewed 7 October 2016

It was the baroque architecture that brought us to this part of Sicily. The church and loggia certainly did not disappoint. The loggia looks brilliant from a distance, however I was slightly disappointed when I looked at it close to. The windows have been filled...More

Thank ES1211
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

A squadre that is not a square is a majestic round place surrounded by beautiful colums and stunning arcs. Standing proudly in fronte of the church . Surreal atmosphere and fully enjoyable at any hours. Is a free entry place. My suggestion is to visit...More

Thank Tonino G
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We have visited Ispica twice and stayed at the Hotel Gambuzza which is adjacent to the Loggia and Santa Maria Maggiore. I love the Loggia by night and sitting on the steps of the Church and enjoying a gelato is heavenly!!! No, it's NOT St.Peter's,...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Yes, it's nice. Yes the church is right there. Yes there are artifacts and pictures of the inside of the church. But at the end of the day, a square is a square is a square...

Thank bahrawia
Reviewed 29 August 2015

I do not know if it can be visited inside, we got there late and we strolled in the piazza. It's impressive! Even better than as seen in Montalbano.

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Reviewed 13 August 2015

Although I thought the Loggiato del Sinatra square was larger it was still interesting to visit. Located in Piazza Santa Maria Maggiore the nearby church is also an attraction.

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