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interesting trompe l'oeuil above altar

lovely building and scenic spot, well worth the walk up. the trompe-l'oeuil has been created by... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2019
joekjoek
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Beautiful step back in time with views that last a life time.

About a 1/10 of the way into your hike on the Path of the Gods. Get your camera ready for some... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2019
cooper6611
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Ashburn, Virginia
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Reviewed May 4, 2019

lovely building and scenic spot, well worth the walk up. the trompe-l'oeuil has been created by exploiting a curve in the wall that the fresco is painted on. this creates a 3-d effect because the eye reads the wall as flat but when you move...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

About a 1/10 of the way into your hike on the Path of the Gods. Get your camera ready for some pictures inside or out you will not lose here. There was a little grumpy man inside selling drinks and snacks and if you don't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Worth seeing. It's not a dome but has some old and typical features and history. Some typical paintings.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

I might sound like a bit of a heathen but for me the abandoned monastery takes second place to the views from trail. That said if you are staying in Praiano I would still recommend the jaunt up the hill. There are two ways to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

A lovely spot to stop and refresh yourself before you carry on with your walk of the gods from priaiano

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to stop for a picnic while hiking the Path of the God's. Very quaint and the views are stunning. Take a few minutes to walk through the convento di san domenico while you are there.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

This was a real surprise on my hike of the path of the Gods from Praiano. Can't believ how old the old Chapel is, and the view from the terrace is breathtaking! At the convent do stop with Dominic and Lili (his little dog) for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 2, 2018

We climbed the 1000 steps from Praiano and the views all the way up are breath-taking. Ideal if you want to join up with the Path of the gods walks. They hold concerts outside which must be good but none while we were there.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ellis6
Reviewed January 15, 2018

My esteemed spouse and I hiked the one million steps up to the convent today and I am so glad we did. Yes, it's a lot of work, but the beauty and serenity that is there makes every step worth it.We got to spend time...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank acandkc
Reviewed November 6, 2017

We walked the Santiero Degli Dei from Praiano to Nocelle and passed this deserted convent on the way. It's a good hike from the town but once there, the views are stunning. The 14th century frescoes and the abandoned cells are worth the hike alone,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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