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Parrocchia Santuario Basilica S.S. Cosma E Damiano

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A “Trulli” Church

Walk up the Main Street towards the top of the hill and you can see this imposing, but plan... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
SagaloutsTour
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Lovely Basilica worth the walk from the Trulli houses.

Most visitors to Alberobello come to see the trulli houses and it is only a 10/15 minute walk from... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Keith70
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

An ideal location for silent prayer and reflection aside from the hustle and bustle of the outside world.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Liam B
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Walk up the Main Street towards the top of the hill and you can see this imposing, but plan basilica. The inside is very interesting and has several statues, busts, including Pope Paul ll. well worth a look

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Most visitors to Alberobello come to see the trulli houses and it is only a 10/15 minute walk from them to reach the Basilica. It is definitely worth the walk especially if you are visitng Trullo Sovrano which is a few minutes further up the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Keith70
Reviewed 12 September 2018

In Alberobello for the day with family, we went after lunch to look at the basilica, which sadly was not open. From what I have read, the interior is comparatively plain perhaps reflecting its late 19th Century construction but adorned with frescoes and artefacts. I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

The Basilica has existed as a tiny church before, over time it was gradually enlarged. The facade designed by Antonio Curri , who had already designed the Naples gallery and the Gambrinus Bar. The cost was about 241 thousand lire. The basilica is 36 m...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Basilica of St Cosma and Damiano, Alberobello This church has an ornate alter with frescos of the 2 saints behind it and is situated in the opposite side of Alberobello from the ‘trulli’ village. This area is less touristy and worth a visit. The church...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank angelaofcastleton
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Lovely Basilica near all the trulli cottages. Very peaceful & well maintained. Nicely lit at night. Bells ring on the hour & sometimes for a long time on a Saturday night which can be quite noisy, if you have a moment it is worth going...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

The current building was replaced by a small chapel built in 1609. The Church was built in the neoclassical style, with a layout in the form of a Latin cross, designed by architect Alberobello Antonio Curri. The work lasted a little less than 3 years....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Situated on Piazza Curri in Alberobello, very quit and seren, nice paintings of religious scenes, merit a visit.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The interior is fairly spartan but the paintings of the stations of the cross & altar area are almost modern/cubist in style. The departure from traditional ecclesiastical art is striking & fully justifies a visit. If driving to Alberobello DO NOT arrive late morning or...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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