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Basilica di Sant'Antonino

Piazza Sant'Antonino | Sorrento, Italy, Sorrento, Italy
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Ranked #11 of 28 Attractions in Sorrento
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Always open to the public. There is a great courtyard next to the church that sometimes has exhibitions.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This church is so peaceful a truly spiritual experience, the altar and crypt are stunning, there is an amazing collection of amulets depicting parts of the anatomy dedicated to Sant Antonio in thanks for healing.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
23 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Came upon this wonderful church whilst wandering the streets of Sorrento. It is exquisite inside - full of ornate architecture and religious artefacts. A local Italian gentleman gestured to us to go to the sides of the main altar and we went down into the crypt of St Antonino. Fascinating! There are so many beautiful churches in Italy but I... More

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Truro, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is a beautiful Basillica with a wonderful crypt. There is a shrine to St Antonino which is worth seeing. There is a genuinely spiritual feel about the place. It is one of those special places. We attended an outstanding free concert of sacred music that was just perfect.

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NJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Lovely to see inside...peaceful, beautiful architecture, unique sterling silver tributes to thank Sant Antonino for healing different body parts.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Really loved the menu and the informal style of the restaurant. The restaurant was heaving with locals. Clearly very popular as it had a queue.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

What a fantastic building. The pillars even tell a story. Going down to the lower level was a very moving and humbling experience. Ahhh The power of prayer.

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Pocono Pines
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I would have enjoyed going to the top at the 1/4 mark the gates were locked (this was right near Sorrento Hilton

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Abingdon, England, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Lovely examples of marble inlay and wood marquetry. One wonders where the money came from in the midst of such poverty when this was built.

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Portland, OR
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8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Be certain to go downstairs and enjoy the 'prayers answered' boards. Fascinating! The church is lovely, and is centrally located.

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