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Calm and tranquil and quiet and resonant...

I really liked walking around this church and the garden. The stonework is stunning, the place was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Henry T
Oxford, United Kingdom
Stunning historical gem

This was my favourite site in all of Brindisi. Angelo the wonderful guide, explained with such... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
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Piazza di San Giovanni al Sepolcro, Brindisi, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really liked walking around this church and the garden. The stonework is stunning, the place was totally quiet in December.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Henry T
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This was my favourite site in all of Brindisi. Angelo the wonderful guide, explained with such passion and knowledge the significance of this restoration project. Built in the 11th century! Angelos description of the magnificent frescos (some on top of another- three layers in some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dotlen
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Observe, and find out the architectural elements and which period they refer to, or just be guided by the guardian. It is a stunning project of conservation and restoration.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

well worth rooting out if you are in Brindisi and don't miss the lovely gardens at the back, a real sense of age and peacefullness.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank chutneymama
Reviewed 13 June 2018

So pleased we came across this amazing Tempole of San Giovanni. The fragments of frescoes are a sight to see and out the back of the temle is a beautiful communal garden. There was no charge for entry they just asked us to sign a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

we had only a few hours in Brindisi so we did a circular walk along the well marked tourist sights from the waterside promenade. it's not a large place, and it's really easy to cover the key sights in 2-3 hours. I don't understand reviews...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The 11th to 12th century Tempo di San Giovanni al Sepolcro is kind of hard to find. The building is wedged between apartments and business down a little alley. We were lucky that our daughter spotted the small sign. Along with sadly deteriorated frescoes and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

While the Tempio was on our list of things to see in Brindisi, we actually found it by accident. We were wandering around the town and saw a small sign and decided to head down the alley to see. We were surprised and enchanted by...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank swtraveler15
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The most beautiful church to visit in Brinidisi. Open every day except Monday (also in November). Free entry. The guardian was very helpful in explaining about its history.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Just_Tina_C
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is a must see. The doorways to this ancient church built on site of a Roman temple have wonderful intricate carvings. Inside the shape of the church becomes clear as the columns suspend the octagonal roof. The frescoes are faded but there are good...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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