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beauty in simplicity

It is a beautiful experience to take in the simplicity of this era through visiting this town. Also... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
h_poelmann
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Beautiful

This church is amazing. Whether a 'believer' or not, this is a 'must see'. The age of the building... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

It is a beautiful experience to take in the simplicity of this era through visiting this town. Also the Collegiata is beautiful and one should take some time to let it sink in. Not just make your snapshot and move on. Take a coffee on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank h_poelmann
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This church is amazing. Whether a 'believer' or not, this is a 'must see'. The age of the building, its architecture and the artwork inside is to be savoured and the setting is simply stunning.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

La Collegiata is a church devoted to Mother Mary located in the main square of medieval Castell'Arquato. This church dates back to 758 AC, but it was completely rebuilt after the hearthquake that devastated the area in 1117. The church can be visited for free,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Lots here even to those of varying degrees of religious enthusiasms. The vestments are lovely, and intricate, and show the highlights of a time of investment in church glory.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank judith l
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Absolutely beautiful, the Church is lovely and simple yet the architecture is stunning in itself. Not pretentious. Set in the beautiful grounds of Castell'Arquato, offering fantastic views over the hills, you have the Tower and the a lovely square, as well as the City Hall...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank miracle1Bucks
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

0.5 euro can light up the room for 1 mins to see the painting on the wall. How clever ... I quite support them to do it this way because this old church might costs a fortune to maintain a good condition

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Carey C
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Had our wedding in April 2014 after visiting the Collegiata 3 times before. This is perhaps the most beautiful thing to see in Castell' Arquato.

Date of experience: April 2014
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

The collegiata (a church that is more than a Parish but less than an Abbey, being serviced by a college of several secular priests rather than monks) that tops the hill on which Castell'Arquato is buit - a setting pretty commonplace in Tuscany or Umbria...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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