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“Mountain Church” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Basilica of Saint Ubaldo

Basilica of Saint Ubaldo
Gubbio, Italy
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Ranked #4 of 20 Attractions in Gubbio
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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59 reviews 59 reviews
24 attraction reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Mountain Church”
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.

Visited June 2014
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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50 attraction reviews
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“terrific telerifico trip”
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, and it feels very exhilarating, worth every cent of the 6e return.
Once at the top there are a couple of cafes (and a road). The stony path up to the very top is worth taking, as there are wonderful views across all the valleys from some old fortifications.

Visited August 2014
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York
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“Stunning church”
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.

Visited July 2014
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somerset
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“Peace”
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.

Visited July 2014
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Essex, Vermont
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“It's a long way to Sant'Ubaldo”
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 a try!

Visited June 2014
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