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Parrocchia Santuario Basilica S.S. Cosma E Damiano

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Lovely Basilica near all the trulli cottages. Very peaceful & well maintained. Nicely lit at night... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
shamwari45
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Parrochia Santuario Basilica S.S. Cosma E Damiano

Situated on Piazza Curri in Alberobello, very quit and seren, nice paintings of religious scenes... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
Manuela L
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Piazza Curri, 70011, Alberobello, Italy
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

Basilica of St Cosma and Damiano, Alberobello This church has an ornate alter with frescos of the 2 saints behind it and is situated in the opposite side of Alberobello from the ‘trulli’ village. This area is less touristy and worth a visit. The church...More

Thank angelaofcastleton
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Lovely Basilica near all the trulli cottages. Very peaceful & well maintained. Nicely lit at night. Bells ring on the hour & sometimes for a long time on a Saturday night which can be quite noisy, if you have a moment it is worth going...More

Thank shamwari45
Reviewed June 17, 2018

The current building was replaced by a small chapel built in 1609. The Church was built in the neoclassical style, with a layout in the form of a Latin cross, designed by architect Alberobello Antonio Curri. The work lasted a little less than 3 years....More

Thank VadimM67
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Situated on Piazza Curri in Alberobello, very quit and seren, nice paintings of religious scenes, merit a visit.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed October 30, 2017

The interior is fairly spartan but the paintings of the stations of the cross & altar area are almost modern/cubist in style. The departure from traditional ecclesiastical art is striking & fully justifies a visit. If driving to Alberobello DO NOT arrive late morning or...More

Thank miserygutz
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

A lovely place to visit while walking the streets of Alberobello and taking in the wonderful scenery

Thank Michael B
Reviewed July 8, 2017

There is a serenity and calmness within, like many churches of this stature, but I particularly liked the powerful simplicity of some of the religious paintings within. The Basilica is maintained in pristine condition, and is definitely worth a visit ...

Thank Foxy-Froggy
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

Since we were in town we walked around and visited the center and the basilic. Nice church as most of the churches in Italy but nothing very impressive. Just go if you have time.

Thank Taffoolie
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

It's exactly in the centre of Alberobello and walking distance to the Trulli's. It's amazing to find a Basilica in Alberobello. It's so tall it can be viewed far away. Very well preserved and could be visited when in the town for the trulli's.

Thank sam1976in
Reviewed October 12, 2016

We just had a walk around the city and found this Basilica. It was a nice Italian church in the other part of the town, surrounded by restaurants and small caffees. If you fancy a walk and will be near - take a look-in.

Thank Jelenafromvilnius
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