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Basilica full of paintings

This Basilica is at the end of one of the old walls out of the main area of Perugia. We had time to... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2019
David B
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Absolutely gobsmacking

We were hanging outside buying some water from the student cafe. I poked my head into the almost... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2019
pmallett11
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Founded in the 10th century and rebuilt in 1463, this grand Gothic cathedral is a worthwhile stop when visiting Perugia.
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Via Borgo XX Giugno 74, 06100, Perugia, Italy
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Reviewed July 28, 2019

This Basilica is at the end of one of the old walls out of the main area of Perugia. We had time to visit this route and found this at the end of the road. it costs Euro 4 to go and for an extra...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank David B
Reviewed June 28, 2019

We were hanging outside buying some water from the student cafe. I poked my head into the almost hidden basillca entrance. I asked how much? He said 6 euro each...I asked my wife...do you want to go in (it was very hot outside, and some...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank pmallett11
Reviewed May 16, 2019

We took a train from Roma on a day trip. There is so much to see, all uphill once you are there. Nice restaurants, a fair number of touristy shops but the visit to the Basilica steps you back in time. The structure, the setting...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Katherine G
Reviewed May 15, 2019

This basilica stands at the southern-most tip of the old city and hardly an inch of its walls and ceilings fails to be decorated with frescoes or paintings. A bit too much.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Christine P
Reviewed April 22, 2019

There is a lot to see, but the interior is very dark. Luckily and wonderfully, they provide tablets with photos of many of the paintings along with the information one needs to appreciate them.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this church , it has some wonderful pieces of art and the structure itself is large with many courtyards and a garden We were given an iPad as part of the entry fee which was a great with all its information much...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

The guide book warns you that every inch of this church is covered in paint, gilt or marble and it was not wrong! This is truly a stunning place. There is an entrance fee but you receive an iPad which is loaded with all the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

It was the last Basilica I visited in Perugia. So beautiful and full of famous paintings inside in the Basilica and in the corner room the Sacristy. You will find several Caravaggio paintings and one Raphael’s painting “Jesus and John the Baptist”. It is in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank TanyaUsh
Reviewed April 24, 2018

San Pietro is a fascinating church historically and artistically, but there is so much more here. It forms part of the complex, based around various courtyards, of a part of the University, so has a lively student buzz. It also has lovely gardens, including a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

I happen to stay in a little hotel near this church that would be easy to overlook as it is a little off the beaten path. At the rear, there was a beautiful medieval garden with beautiful views of Perugia. They were about to close...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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I cant remember the exact cost sorry , It was definitely worth it Apologies for not replying earlier I dint notice the question
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