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Piazza Francesco Saverio Gargiulo 8, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

Always visit this beautiful space when in sorrento. Weddings take place here and the setting is amazing. You can walk around the cloisters and step inside the church offices where there are many historic books, letters and artefacts. Go up the steps to the photo...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

We loce the cloisters here. We got married here too. Well located right next to sea view with stunning view across the bay of naples over to Mount vesuvio and Capri can be seen also.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Outside of the church looks modern. Dates back to the fourteenth century. Nice architecture. Part of a Monastery. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

A lovely oasis in the city. Just pop in for a minute or two or combine the cloister with a visit to the adjacent church. You will be glad that you paused. If you are visiting the city from a cruise ship, this cloister is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Karen K
Reviewed June 7, 2018

When I waked in, I felt an overwhelming sense of calm in this beautiful church and cloister. It's a must. I purchased a sweet little water colour painting from here. I love it!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Shelleyoz
Reviewed June 6, 2018

This Monastery includes the Church , a Cloister and public garden Where once existed the orchard of the monks ,from which you can overlook the beautiful view of the Golf of Naples. Very notable is the Cloister where classical music events are held in summer...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

A stunning cloister adjacent to the beautiful church of San Francesco. It has a lovely peaceful portico with interlaced arches, trailing bougainvillea and a large tree in the centre. Being so picturesque, the cloister is much used for weddings, particularly English weddings. One was taking...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

A beautiful church with a black and white checkerboard floor, a highly ornate altar and side chapels containing the usual (to a non-Catholic's eyes) lurid statues. The best part is the cloister, a lovely peaceful portico with interlaced arches, trailing bougainvillea and a large tree...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed May 27, 2018

We got married here and it was simply a beautiful location to get wed. As its an outside courtyard the sun was streaming through. The arches and plants make it ideal place and gives stunning photos. As this is a public area members of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alan P
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

The Chiostro Di San Francesco was a lovely surprise. It was a beautiful building surrounded by greenery with a wonderful sense of tranquility and history. If I ever get married again it will have to be there!😀

Date of experience: August 2017
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animaln1977
June 8, 2019|
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Response from BlackDragon2014 | Reviewed this property |
We married at the Cloisters on 14th May 2019. I can confirm that there are no steps in the Cloisters that need to be negotiated during a wedding. The only stairs are up to the room that is used as an art gallery. The... More
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582janev
April 16, 2019|
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We are marrying there in just over 2 weeks. We are a little nervous about how the Cloisters look, but we are determined to enjoy our ceremony. The stonework is stunning, and we are hoping the plants will have some flowers... More
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katiea7112019
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Response from RobertYoung667 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, The wedding ceremony doesn't take long. Because it's a tourist attraction there are tourists coming while the ceremony is taking place. It is opened air and there are seats put out for your guests. It is like... More
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