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Overall a thing you need to do when in Vicoforte, but the enthusiasm from the guides were lacking. We were the only English speaking tourists taking the tour and we felt like we were more of a problem than anything else.
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This memorable guided tour involves after being informed about the general history of the building a climb to the dome to see close up the frescos as well learn about the changes to the building and the work undertaken to preserve it. The frescos are...More
The Vicoforte sanctuary has the largest elliptical horizontal section dome in the world.
It is absolutely the fifth largest dome in the world, bearing in mind that the first four ones have a circular horizontal section.
Since one year the association Kalatà of Mondovì (Cuneo)...More
The ticket office for the climb is across the street from the Santuario. Our two guides strapped us into harnesses an fit us with helmets, and we walked across the street . The access to the magnificent cupola is through passages in the walls of...More