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Chiesa di Santa Maria della Rocca

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Simplicity and history

We revisited Offida to see this church as one of us had seen a documentary on television. This... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2017
Aussies11
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Montelparo, Italy
Stunning views and moving simplicity

If you are in Offida this is a must see location and church. Beautiful and stunning views!! The... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2017
marie w
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Ascoli Piceno, Italy
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Jul 23, 2017
“Simplicity and history”
Jun 2, 2017
“Restored wonder”
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

We revisited Offida to see this church as one of us had seen a documentary on television. This imposing church on the edge of the town survived the many mines placed during WW2, making many faithful believe it was a miracle. The vast interior is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Our friends who had lived in this town fifteen years ago were amazing and delighted by the magnificent restoration of the beautiful old church. Essential to visit the grotto down stairs and the animated village where puppets act out daily life includes, all pinning, fishing...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

If you are in Offida this is a must see location and church. Beautiful and stunning views!! The has a beautiful simplicity and wonderful frescos, one of my favorite in the Marche. Not always open so check for hours and days of the week.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

The church is beautiful inside and out. There's a cost to enter but it's completely worth it as it's quirky inside. Look for the bones!

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

well worth a visit if in Offida, A truly unique church with 2 very different floors and a very informative person to greet you and talk you through its intriguing history.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

All churches in Italy are amazing, but this one is like cherry on the top of a dessert. The first floor is in roman style, but the second which was bulilt lots of years later is gothic. If you have a chance to visit this...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

The views walking up to the church, the countryside around it are stunning. The church itself (lower and upper levels) is simple, almost bare, but possesses an almost overpowering (and moving) beauty. I chose to get married here...

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is a very unique church with two very different levels. Be sure to check out the grafitti from the 1600's (actually records kept by the monks). The views over the valley are spectacular from the grounds.

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed May 26, 2014

wake up and drive to Offida spend few hours there visit this historic amazing church, enjoy history at its best, then drive down the mountain to Grottammare walk on the promenade have lunch and enjoy the gorgeous blue sea.... A day to remember

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

I may be a bit biased as this is the town my family came from, but this church and its history are quite impressive. Considering the current state of the frescos the church has a beauty very different from the many that we visited in...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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