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Basilica di Sant'Antonino

Piazza Sant'Antonino | Sorrento, Italy, Sorrento, Italy
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Ranked #13 of 27 attractions in Sorrento
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
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England
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20 reviews 20 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Lovely meal, very efficient and professional staff, went first time 9 years ago and was equally as good this time. Highly recommended.

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Pocono Pines
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
19 attraction reviews
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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41 reviews 41 reviews
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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North Wales, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
13 attraction reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We loved this church, especially the scene of the nativity. It is very plain outside and not very ornate inside but feels very welcoming. .

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Virginia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
7 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

A beautiful cathedral and marvelous Easter Sunday Mass. Located in the peaceful and convenient Piazza S.Antonio.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

The façade doesn't do the interior justice. Beautiful frescos and the lower level has offerings of silver pieces mounted in cases as well as the tomb of Sant' Antonino. All of the stories "legends" are intriguing as they entertaining-we liked the whale and boy miracle. Amazing place to visit.

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Walton on Thames
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

While the church is pleasant (not that there is any shortage of attractive churches in Italy) it is worth visiting for the Crypt alone and specifically the offerings - being pieces of silver shaped in the form of human body parts - from people (or their families) cured or seeking a cure, by prayer, for an illness of the 'illustrated'... More

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Helston, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

After reading Honeywife_7's review of June this year I was determined to visit this church. In fact I visited it three times during our week's stay and never tired of it. Apart from the beautiful apse and the lovely nave don't miss the crypt and the scores and scores of votives thanking the saint for his intercessions, some with very... More

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Fife Scotland
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This seemed a popular setting for people of all walks of life to have their wedding in.Stunning courtyard which would give amazing photos for your album

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