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I absolutely loved the mosaics and how the area glowed of gold. There was a service going on, so we... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Cleveland, Ohio
Amazing spiritual experience

This shrine is a Roman Catholic must-go destination for hundreds of thousand people every year... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Antonio G
Woodbridge, Canada
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Viale Padre Pio, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
+39 0882 417111
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

I absolutely loved the mosaics and how the area glowed of gold. There was a service going on, so we couldn't wonder around too much.

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

This shrine is a Roman Catholic must-go destination for hundreds of thousand people every year, following the steps of the famous saint Padre Pio, a franciscan friar who died in 1968. In 2018 the town celebrates the 50th anniversary of his death.

1  Thank Antonio G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Really enjoyed our visit here and the walk through the corridors was breath taking, definitely a site not too miss

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Very moving and beautiful! After learning about Saint Padre Pio, this was an incredible site. The mosaics and stained glass are mind blowing and do an excellent job showing the life of Padre Pio. The grandeur of this place is appropriate in honoring the life...More

2  Thank Janice L B
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Visited both the old and new churches - St Pio now rests in the new church. There is mass several times a day in both churches.

1  Thank r0semarie2017
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is the church where Padre Pio spent most of his life in. It is a beautiful place, where you can definitely find peace in prayer. Padre Pio's body is now in the crypt of the new church next door. You need to visit both...More

1  Thank The_Rock_50
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Another gorgeous church that well worth a visit - the art work along and then staying for the 4:30 pm mass was outstanding

1  Thank MikeB8967
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This place is full of silence and humility, it is where you can pray with tranquility, for sure I recommend this place far from the city but where you can find a lot of restaurants. Padre Pio is a unique story of a Saint.

2  Thank Wadadlahad
Reviewed 24 December 2016

like millions of pilgrims u have to visit San Giovanni Rotndo and Padre Pio Church- there is more interesting churches in Italy ut not so many with such a story of faith

2  Thank Ram.dr. D
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I visited two years ago and just had to bring my father here to see the architectural genius of Renzo Piano and the contemporary mosaics of Marko Rupnik. It is quite different to anywhere else I have visited in Italy. It is good to see...More

1  Thank Beth R
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19 October 2018|
Response from Antonio G | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, unfortunately I don't know of any such facilities in the area. You can try with the Gran Paradiso Hotel, just at the foot of the hill where the Basilica is. They might do it for you for a fee.