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Miraculous and Magnificent!

A must visit if you are in this area of Italy! The Holy House of Loreto is a tranquil and serene... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Huntington Beach, California
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Beautiful and stunning

For Catholics and non Catholics this is a spectacular sight . A beautiful Madonna housed in an... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Padua, Italy
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

A must visit if you are in this area of Italy! The Holy House of Loreto is a tranquil and serene place of worship and a popular Marian pilgrimage place. It is an amazing Shrine knowing the history behind it and the miraculous way that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

For Catholics and non Catholics this is a spectacular sight . A beautiful Madonna housed in an amazingly decorated house of its own . The cathedral is beautiful and really a must see .

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

The Holy House of Loreto is one of the most visited holy places in the world because of its history. The cathedral is spectacular and the walled in city of Loreto as charming as any medieval town. A must see for anyone who finds themselves...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

An undiscovered gem for your day to day tourists! As a famous pilgrimage site for Catholics, this beautiful Basilica should be visited by everyone and anyone. 15 minutes drive from the coast it’s certainly worth a half a days trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Our pilgrimage group stopped in Loreto to visit the Basilica della Santa Casa (Basilica of the Holy House) which encloses the Holy House of Nazareth and the Black Madonna. For us it was a very spiritual experience to visit the home of Our Lady and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed December 17, 2017

Its well worth a visit to this charming town and beautiful church. This pilgrimage site has a reverent feel and is not overrun by tourists. The church is set in a beautiful square with some nice shops and cafes surrounding it, so you could spend...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed November 15, 2017

We happened upon Loreto by accident while doing a day trip discovery drive from Sirolo. I had heard of Loreto before, but was surprised to see this small, but pretty town teaming with tourists, all here to see the house of the Virgin Mary. The...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

First time there on occasion of our son’s first Pilgrimage there with the Order of Malta. Beautiful Mass celebrated on the Sunday for this event at the Santa Casa. Visit and prayer at the Madonna di Loreto. Very beautiful Sacrestia del Pomarancio

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Although this is a very important church, for the catholic religion, and a lot of people travel to pray to this black Madona, I found the place almost empty!! The church is impressively decorated.... because at its center, there's Virgin Mary house, brought from Nazaret!!!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank mimiMexico_df
Reviewed September 9, 2017

When in the Marche, this is a must-see stop: beautiful architecture, ina charming jewel of a town, a religious site which may, with faith, contain the stones of the home of the Holy Family from Nazareth. Tradition maintains that the house encased in a Bernini...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Response from bobo1939 | Reviewed this property |
In auto km. 280/290 ore 3.00/3.30 Roma - Tivoli - L'Aquila - Teramo - San Benedetto del Tronto - Loreto. Pagamento pedaggi in autostrada. Buon viaggio.
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Response from patrickmcsherry | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can actually enter the Holy House itself, which is a remarkable experience. You can linger and take it in (in silence). There are two exits, one behind the altar and one opposite where you entered. We actually went... More