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Awesome Interior.

The church of S. Maria Maggiore was founded in the 11th-12th centurt ans has a façade dating back... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Paul B
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
Best mosaics in town

Near Termini station, this amazing church houses the best mosaics in Rome, especially those in the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Claudina R
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Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

The church of S. Maria Maggiore was founded in the 11th-12th centurt ans has a façade dating back to 1644. The church has a Latin cross and has a nave with a cross covering. In the second half of the seventeenth was accompanied by seven...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Near Termini station, this amazing church houses the best mosaics in Rome, especially those in the arch of the apse.The history of Jesus I beautifully depicted with evidence of the Late Roman image language. If you like this style, do visit San Clemente, Santa Maria...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Magnificent basilica in the heart of Rome. Visited early morning to avoid long ques. Took time to explore exterior and interior.

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This is a beautiful church and worth the time to explore. We didn't really research Spello, our tour driver suggested it. The town was preparing for a flower festival and everything was just beautiful, but the highlight for us was exploring this historic and fascinating...More

1  Thank Susan W
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The church is very interesting from architectural aspect:all "prints" of earlier rebuilding can be seen - inside enjoyable paintings.

Thank mv4235
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We have to keep reminding ourselves of the beauty and amazing artworks we are seeing as we enter each church. This is a lovely church worth visiting if you are in Spello, one can easily start taking this beauty for granted as there are just...More

3  Thank NswAustraliaDidi
Reviewed 19 June 2017

As I hadn't researched Spello in advance, I was taken by surprise when I entered this rather plain-looking church and discovered such an ornate and beautiful interior. Clearly the pride and joy is the small chapel containing the Pinturicchio frescoes and they are certainly worth...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Doesn't look like much from the outside, but terrific statues and frescos inside. Can photograph the statues, but not the main fresco. Small, but very much worth a visit.

Thank Michael M C
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This church has important paintings by Pinturicchio and Perugino. I'll just keep writing to reach 100 characters. There.

Thank Donald C
Reviewed 6 April 2017

You spent the day in Assisi, and what to do tomorrow? 9 minutes' train ride from Assisi, you arrive at Spello and begin the climb upward toward Santa Maria Maggiore and the Baglioni Chapel. This spotless, charming hilltop town gives you views of Assisi in...More

1  Thank Proqual
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Response from Susan W | Reviewed this property |
It was when we were there the first week of June.
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Response from Proqual | Reviewed this property |
There is a flat, new section of the city at the base of the hill. Find parking there. You might be able to find parking at the very top, and walk down.
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