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Reviewed July 19, 2019

Magnificent church, where devoted followers of the Virgin have been roaming towards for several centuries. But the church conceals a surprise in the paintings. You have to ask for the time the surprise will be unveiled.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank carlo g
Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

So richly decorated inside, not a single cm without painting and decoration. You can just sit there and look at the ceiling for half an hour... Open in the morning, not sure after 13:00, with the Duomo the only one accessible, while all churches are...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 12, 2019

Also worth a visit, a short stay at this chiesa shows you, as many times in Salento region, a wonder of baroque decoration, religous history and worship, here with a special attention to seamenship.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank MarleenKruibeke
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

On a morning stroll make sure to check out the sea facing churches, 4 in a row and this one truly the most beautifully decorated. Definitely one of Gallipoli's treasures.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed March 3, 2016

Quite incredible and definitely a stunning over-the-top church. Unbelievable with the amount of ornamentation

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Anne R
Reviewed October 20, 2015

This small church near the city beach looks very simple on the outside but the interior is surprisingly beautiful. It is full of paintings, painted wood stalls, statues and it has an exceptionally fine 18th century tile floor. The paintings are unexpectedly good given that...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed October 4, 2015

very nice paintings ,opened at night , some free guides there to explain you ...i enjoyed ,easy acces from the outer walk around old Gallipoli

Date of experience: July 2015
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