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Address: Cortile Santo Spirito 9, 92100, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: 092220664
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As we entered the Church with some other vistors one of the Nuns came out & gave us a personal tour, in Italian & English. It was most informative & enjoyable. All the more so as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Luton, United Kingdom
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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

The atmosphere that is created in the summer evenings is that of an elegant and charming, thanks to a lighting that enhances the park and the structure of this prestigious period residence.

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

Ancient Roman church, in the harmonious simplicity of its structure and of its interior, which exacerbate the mystical character, fits perfectly with the places and the buildings that surround it, and is topped by a bell tower and an imposing Romanesque tower dating to 1282.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

As we entered the Church with some other vistors one of the Nuns came out & gave us a personal tour, in Italian & English. It was most informative & enjoyable. All the more so as we had to climb very high to this Church & the Cathedral & we timed it badly (avoid early PM), so this tour was... More 

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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The monastery façade on approach is quite attractive, topped by a belfry. One of the resident nuns kindly gave us an informative tour of the Serpotta decorated church. She said there are now nine nuns in the congregation including a number in the young age group. The church is delightful and is a marvellous example of the creativity of the... More 

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Villar Perosa, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We found this convent by chance , and it was indeed a fortunate one : beautiful abbey , well restored and maintained , with interesting exibitions and a wonderful , light architecture .

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

A nice little church in an otherwise not very inspiring town (the ruins are the main attraction). A friendly nun gave us a tour and explained everything in good english. Having said that, what I loved were the home made typical Sicilian sweets you can buy from the nuns in the monastery next door. Buy them - they also travel... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Taken on its own this is quite an interesting church but so many others in the area have much more to offer so poor Santo Spirito is rather left in the shade. Small convent adjoining who's nuns are of a silent order who bake and sell cakes.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

The church was supposedly closed that day but we knocked on the door and where received by a young nun that showed us around the church and described the works of art. We could not visit the cloister. The nuns bake and sale delicious pastries with pistacchio and almond. The convent has also a bed & breakfast at very convenient... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

It took us some time to find the Abbazia di Santo Spirito bcause we were coming from the wrong side and had to make a long detour. The church itself we did not find very impressive. We very sitting inside and a none came to us us and asked us for some donation in a somewhat demanding manner. The building... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012 via mobile

Very charming, but little to see, one small chapel, one courtyard with palms, no guide books, everything was closed expect for this ...... Disappointing really as it was plugged in the hotel etc

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