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Spectacular interior

The interior of this church is vast and the decoration is a single unified theme that covers the... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
simonhigman
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London, United Kingdom
Great experience

Well worth the trip from Mondovi. The tour to the very top is the highlight and on a beautiful day... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2017
ransom59
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

The interior of this church is vast and the decoration is a single unified theme that covers the whole, the style is not one I find sympathetic but there is no denying the scale of the achievement, very well worth a visit

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

Well worth the trip from Mondovi. The tour to the very top is the highlight and on a beautiful day the views were superb. Expertly guided with great audio recording during the trip. Would expect it to be busy at peak times but we just...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Well worth the drive from Alba. You must do the Magnificent tour to the top to see the trompé l'œil.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

The monastery adjoins the Santuario di Vicoforte. Both buildings are richly adorned with murals by Bellini.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 21, 2017

Very beautiful place. If you are in the region, it's definitely worth coming to Vicoforte to visit it.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

We visited the place afternoon with our son (6mo old). The church really is monumental, inside afrescos are really impressive. The gardens are also beautiful, quiet and peaceful. There's a number of places to take a latte macchiato or whatever you want. Car parking available...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

I'm sorry, but elliptical dome of the church of Universidad Laboral, in Gijon (Asturias, Spain), built around 1950, has internal axes of 45.80 by 25.20 m, which are both bigger than internal axes of this beautyful and old building (37.23 by 24.89 m), so the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Putu G
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

My cousin was married here last year and returning to the church was wonderful. Organized tours of the dome and architecture are available through the end of October. $15, a few words on safety, helmet and harness and you're on your way. Spaces are limited,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Mark S
Reviewed September 11, 2016

The Magnificat tour of the dome of Santuario is fun, interesting and provides some magnificent views of the surrounding countryside and town as well as the church itself. The guides spoke in Italian, but provided an audio guide in English and were careful to make...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ratchet71
Reviewed September 2, 2016

New attraction: you can go to the dome of this Santuario “Regina Montis Regalis”. "À ne pas manquer." The visit takes about one hour.

Date of experience: August 2016
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