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Basilica di Sant'Antonino

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Address: Piazza Sant'Antonino | Sorrento, Italy, Sorrento, Italy
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Beautiful although not easy to find

This is a beautiful church packed full with beautiful ornate decoration as you come to expect in Italy. It's not that easy to find though & is set back from the road. It was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful church packed full with beautiful ornate decoration as you come to expect in Italy. It's not that easy to find though & is set back from the road. It was serene & peaceful & entrance was free. Worth a visit.

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Prescot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

This church is beautifully adorned within, and this becomes most obvious as you venture further in to it. You catch a tantalising view of the lower part of the church, which is reached by adjacent steps. There are silver representations of limb and other body parts, thanking the Saint for miracles rendered.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

This is a beautiful Church to visit. The architecture and paintings are amazing. If in Sorrento please visit here and go down the stairs to see the statue of St Antony.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

We walked into the beautiful church and were overwhelmed with the smell of roses! It stopped us in our tracks and we had to sit down and linger in the beauty. We love visiting the churches in Italy, and this one was absolutely beautiful! The artwork is beautiful, as always. There are also some interesting paintings in the crypt of... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Basilica di Sant'Antonino has beautiful fresco's and the tomb is in the lower level with unusual silver offering collections.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

If you don't go down in the back to the basilica and see the altars and the display by wary, thankful mariners happy to be dpared the perils of the sea, then you're missing most of what is appealing about this site. Also interesting are the silver shaped body parts of those who attribute miracle cures to or implore St... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Wonderful location this church is both beautiful and astounding yet very welcoming a must see when you visit Sorrento

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Eastham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

From the outside this church doesn't look much although interestingly it has a whale bone by the entrance. Inside however it is very large with lots to look at though sadly if you can't read Italian then it is a little difficult to understand everything in the church. TIP There is a crypt downstairs which is worth a visit.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

This has to be a must for all visitors to Sorrento. It is not a large church but it is spectacular. The inlaid marble of the interior is spectacular and the undercroft of the church is filled with votive offerings and pictures of near shipwrecks avoided by the intervention of St Anthony Abate, the patron saint of Sorrento. It doesn't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

we popped in to this basilica on passing and what a site it was, stunning, other than visiting Catherines palace in St petersburgh weve never seen such a beautiful church, go and see it for yourself youll love it

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