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In October 2018, the Basilica is under wraps and you have to actively seek the entrance through the building site.
It is unfortunate that the beautiful Baroque exterior can only be admired on the plastic sheeting.
Inside the church is very
At first we were completely fooled by the cover over the front of the building erected whilst restoration is being carried out. The photogaphy on it is so lifelike and it looks exactly as the building it is covering does. The interior is splendid and...More
Although under renovation, this magnificent baroque basilica will still take your breath away. Built between 1549 and 1695, it has 16 altars, with the left one considered one of the finest pieces of baroque in southern Italy.
Another impressive Baroque style Basilica, claiming to have bits of Christ’s Cross. If you added together all the alleged bits of holy cross located throughout the World, the original cross must have been massive.
I confess that I'm not a lover of Baroque architecture. However, one has to admire the craftsmanship involved in the internal aspects of the building. Indeed, the inside is an improvement on many baroque churches as not every square inch is gilded, carved or painted....More