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“Impressive fresco and unique design of a domed ceiling”

Santuario Santa Maria Maggiore
Ranked #39 of 392 things to do in Trieste
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Climbing up the stairs and entering this, I was impressive with a big fresco in the apse, and with a domed ceiling, of this church.
In the upper background of this fresco, just Virgin Mary seemed to be lit up.
Looking up at the domed ceiling above the nave, I thought its design unique. See attached photos.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank japanguide
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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

It is an old church that is full of relic of different kind of saints. Once your inside the church you will notice that the layout is still old fashion where the priest has his own podium elevated above the altar. Visit my fb page biyaheng elljim for my Trieste trip any questions dont hesitate to ask

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Noel M
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

This baroque style church is set on a small hill looking out over Trieste and is adjacent to the much older Basilica di San Silvestro. It looks pretty good in photos.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank KGB777
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Reviewed 27 May 2015

Santa Maria Maggiore is a nice church with a lot of art work inside but it did not impress me much. You should get it but this is a third class building if you compared to the Cattedrale di San Giusto. Still it is on the way to the castle and near the city centre so not harm done if you visit it

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank manuelaE3038WG
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Reviewed 14 May 2015

This was only a few blocks from our lodging and kind of stands out so we walked over, up the steep steps (the Guisti complex is back up way steeper streets). This was almost a scared mission. Spectacular works of art in expression of a faith is just worthy, period.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank ruthandvern
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