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Nice old church to visit.

We stopped here on our way to the carriage ride up Val Roseg but the church was closed. It opens a... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
wamzie
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Frankfort, Kentucky
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Tranquil

a short walk from the centre of Pontresina is this medieval church with beautiful frescos and views... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Fedz2073
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to the carriage ride up Val Roseg but the church was closed. It opens a little later in the day so we went back after the carriage. Nice murals or frescoes inside but no photos inside.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

a short walk from the centre of Pontresina is this medieval church with beautiful frescos and views over the village and the valley. Next to it is an abandoned tower from a similar period. It's worth continuing the hike up the mountain over meadows or...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

At the height of the Alps you come across this little church with beautiful frescoes, The Burial Church of Santa Maria built in the 12th century. There is an interesting graveyard alongside the church.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Once a week free walking tours through Pontresina and a visit to the Church of Santa Maria are offered by the tourism office. Very interesting, they can be done individually or combined. The church is very cold inside, even on warm sunny days and the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

A short walk from central Pontresina takes you part way up the mountain to this secluded medieval church. A charming interior with numerous frescoes awaits you, as well as an ancient burial ground. Good way to spend a leisurely hour in the afternoon. Note, it's...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank BronxSteve
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The only thing to mention is that the church itself was only open from 3:30 to 5:30 at the end of August. If you want to see the inside, better check ahead to see if it will be open.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank JWGrum
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The church is old and simple. Don't expect Austrian style elaborate decoration. It's amazing how intact the Roman tower is given that historically this is the middle of nowhere.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank MilesTegg
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We were invited to tag along with two brothers to see this old Church in Pontresina. We got on the train in St. Moritz and went to Pontresina. We walked up through the streets and came to the old Church. It is no longer in...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Jeff F
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