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Santuario Santa Maria Maggiore

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A sanctuary

Cool on the hot day, and suitably tranquil to allow for spiritual reflection, this church is a... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Richard H
Liverpool, United Kingdom
My visit

It is an old church that is full of relic of different kind of saints. Once your inside the church... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
Noel M
Santa Ana, Philippines
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7 Jun 2018
“A sanctuary”
29 Jan 2018
“Powerful experience”
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Via del Collegio 6, 34121, Trieste, Italy
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Cool on the hot day, and suitably tranquil to allow for spiritual reflection, this church is a sanctuary from the hectic day. An lovely, unspoiled, traditional Italian church.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I am in Trieste for work related trip and visit the church often… Wonderful place to reflect and find peace. After mass on Sundays they have gifts for donation sale...

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Climbing up the stairs and entering this, I was impressive with a big fresco in the apse, and with a domed ceiling, of this church. In the upper background of this fresco, just Virgin Mary seemed to be lit up. Looking up at the domed...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

It is an old church that is full of relic of different kind of saints. Once your inside the church you will notice that the layout is still old fashion where the priest has his own podium elevated above the altar. Visit my fb page...More

Thank Noel M
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This baroque style church is set on a small hill looking out over Trieste and is adjacent to the much older Basilica di San Silvestro. It looks pretty good in photos.

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Santa Maria Maggiore is a nice church with a lot of art work inside but it did not impress me much. You should get it but this is a third class building if you compared to the Cattedrale di San Giusto. Still it is on...More

Thank manuelaE3038WG
Reviewed 14 May 2015

This was only a few blocks from our lodging and kind of stands out so we walked over, up the steep steps (the Guisti complex is back up way steeper streets). This was almost a scared mission. Spectacular works of art in expression of a...More

Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 22 August 2013

Impressing steps lead you to the main entrance if you come from Piazza Unita or the Teatro Romano. It's also close to the Arco di Riccardo, and can be on your way up to the castle. Santuario Santa Maria Maggiore is a richly decorated church,...More

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