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The Reason To Come to San Giovanni Rotondo

This place is the reason to visit San Giovanni Rotondo. To see the churches where Padre Pio and his... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2016
Patrick M
Conestoga, Pennsylvania
A must Vist in Foggia

Whether your a devotee Padre Pio or not, the Church holds a welcoming experience and will allow you... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2015
Hansel D
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

This place is the reason to visit San Giovanni Rotondo. To see the churches where Padre Pio and his confreres celebrated (and continue to celebrate) mass was wonderful. Having the chance to see the cell of Padre Pio, the sacristy, the Padre's garments, and his...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2015

Whether your a devotee Padre Pio or not, the Church holds a welcoming experience and will allow you to understand the prayerful life and trials St Padre Pio faced in his days.His in corrupt body lies in the new church, and is considered one of...More

1  Thank Hansel D
Reviewed 21 June 2015

... how i wish i had more time to explore and appreciate the intricate details of history. this is no doubt an amazing place. the experience is unforgettable. a devotee of Padre Pio should have at least one opportunity to be here. i am glad...More

3  Thank TheMomentHumansBlink
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Time to stop, reflect and pray. If you are a devotee of St.Pio, you can relive his life and his charisma. If you do not believe ...it may not be the place to go

4  Thank MarMiz2014
Reviewed 7 August 2014

It is the place were Padre Pio lived, & prayed. It is the place you can see everything he used & try to imagine his life. It is a journey in the life of Padre Pio well worthed if you are a devotee of the...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2013

When we finally came to this place we've already been to several religious places.I thought I will feel the same serene feeling but I was wrong.This place has some kind of mystery, I can feel the presence of St.Padre Pio everywhere.He's real and existent during...More

10  Thank Rosalin S
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Walking through the aisles of the convent, seeing all the artifacts of Padre Pio's old cell, his confessional box, the letters from his spiritual children, the old choir loft where he used to go, gave me a good feeling. Even with the crowd around, I...More

4  Thank Diana R
Reviewed 2 April 2013

The church of Saint Pio was designed by the architect Renzo Piano. The Lower Church contains the relics of Padre Pio and was decorated with mosaics depicting the life of St. Francis on one wall and the life of St. Pio on the other together...More

6  Thank Fuad K
Reviewed 20 December 2012

We visited the Shrine of Padro Pia in San Giovanni in Rotondo in October. We took the public bus from Foggia about an hour's ride from the city. Pretty neat ride especially as you near the town of San Giovanni Rotondo going up the twisting...More

4  Thank TwoputtandMore
Reviewed 14 October 2012

religiosity of the place and the composure and devotion of all the people who go to pray. The place you visit well in a day and not get bored at all

1  Thank AlessandroTantone69
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