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A pretty hilltop walled town. A beautiful basilica with fantastic art. A sacred and moving... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2019
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Beautiful town, extraordinary church.

The place where Mary was born was transferred here from Palestine. It’s truly amazing to experience... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2019
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Piazza della Madonna, Loreto, Italy
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Reviewed August 5, 2019 via mobile

A pretty hilltop walled town. A beautiful basilica with fantastic art. A sacred and moving atmosphere. No crowds!! Well worth visiting.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

The place where Mary was born was transferred here from Palestine. It’s truly amazing to experience and the surrounding area is also nice to visit.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

This is an amazing basilica in a gorgeous scenic setting!! You can go inside and see a relic from biblical times. They regularly have mass their also for those interested! The building itself is beautiful

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 26, 2019

This is an awe-inspiring place that will amaze you. The simple house from Nazareth is encased in a Renaissance shrine, which itself is encased in this remarkable basilica. Take you time and admire all the art work in the various chapels, and see the sacred...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

We visited Loreto having driven past on our way home from the beach and we were completely blown away. The town is so beautiful and as you walk the cobbled streets you can feel the history of the place. It is teeming with nuns, monks...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Sophie_Albanite
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
1  Thank BiancaGjomarkaj
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
Thank FMHKeenan
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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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