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Basilica of Saint Ubaldo

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Address: Gubbio, Italy

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On top of the hill...just amazing.

Pleasant experience visiting the basilica of St. Ubaldo, this is located at the top of Colle Eletto, there are two ways to reach this church, walking from the town center... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Magellano81
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Tortona, Italy
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Tortona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Pleasant experience visiting the basilica of St. Ubaldo, this is located at the top of Colle Eletto, there are two ways to reach this church, walking from the town center following the directions folliwing the road uphill of about 1 hour, or easily through the cable car in few minutes and effortlessly takes tourists near the basilica. Here is guarded... More 

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Varese, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The basilica is located on top of a hill on Gubbio and it's reachable through a foot path or cableway. Both ways offer terrific views on the below city. The church houses inside the "ceri", big "columns" taken to the city during a yearly procession.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Nice view from the environs of the church. The inside of the Basilica is interesting because of the architectural use of multiple arches.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The basilica on top of the hill is quite interesting, especially for teenagers who thought there was an embalmed body on top of the altar. However the best part was the wonderful trip up on the telerifico. The carriages only fit 2 comfortably standing and initially feel quite precarious, however once you get used to it, the views are amazing,... More 

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York
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85 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The basilica is a short walk from the top of the cable car. We were lucky enough to see it decked in flowers from a recent wedding and it looked beautiful. It houses the body of Saint Umbaldo in a glass coffin and has the most vivid stain glass windows.

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somerset
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This basilica is so peaceful to visit and beautiful. It is a short walk from the little cable cars. When we were here there was a bronze exhibition by sculpter Rabbini Luigi which was fantastic. There is still evidence of murals on the walls. There are some translations in English which is really helpful. Well worth a visit.

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Essex, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The church was beautiful and it was fun to see the ceri used in the annual run up to the church. However, the long walk up was too much for me on a hot day but perfect for more seasoned hikers. The funicular proved to be too scary to try but the bolder among you will want to give it... More 

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Mobile,AL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I visited Basilica di Sant'Ubaldo last month by walking up a beautiful well marked trail that starts at the Civico Cimitero that is just on the outskirts of Gubbio. I was mainly interested in doing this trail walk but I was rewarded with a great "bonus" once I got to the basilica. The associated museum helped me understand the ongoing... More 

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

There was nothing spectacular about this Basilica (except for the walk or ride up the mountainside, which was phenomenal), but the vibe of the place was simply extraordinary. After feeling accosted by Florence and Rome, Gubbio itself provides a welcome contrast. The Basilica boasts a lovely square and a free (yes, free! In Italy!) museum. They also have a race... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

The ascending to the Basilica of Saint Ubaldo up on the mountain has to be one of the most important things to do when one visits Gubbio. Here one understands the devotion and the continuation of the XIth c. ritual od the Ceri which unifies all Gubbians in their differences.

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