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Address: Via Giuseppe de Nunzio n. 13, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
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$302.51*
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2 Nights in San Giovanni Rotondo with Transport from Rome
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Private Day Trip to San Giovanni Rotondo to Visit the Shrine of Padre Pio from...

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The final resting place of a great and holy man. The spacious grounds and large modern buildings are plainly designed to handle large numbers of tour groups and pilgrims, visiting... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 30, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is at the top of a mountain and overlooks the below city of San Giovanni. It is a beautiful site to see. The tomb of San Pio is very somber and spiritual, and walking through the whole Chiesa is wonderful!

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Thank Kelly B
Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016

because of the millions pilgrims that building wad built, the interesting things are the paintings around in the corridors. a very large hall and there is a nice altar.A "golden" chapel downstairs.

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Thank Ram.dr. D
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

The mosaics of Marko Rupnik and architecture of Renzo Piano, make this a well worthwhile place to visit. It is like nothing else you will see in all of Italy. Great contrast between the opulence of the lower sanctuary and the clean lines in the upper sanctuary.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

We absolutely appreciated the layout/design/art of this church. As a pilgrim, you start out on the far right side which takes you down a ramp and both sides are lined with mosaics from the lives of St. Francis (left) and Padre Pio (right). When you enter the lower church/crypt, you are able to pause and venerate Padre Pio and then... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

We were able to attend Mass at the Old Church and visited the crypt of Padre Pio. The Church is modern,beautiful and we are awed by the magnificent mosaics/murals. This serves as a wonderful setting to the final resting place of our saint, Padre Pio where we spent in prayers and contemplation, a spiritually refreshing enclave,and a wonderful tribute to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

The final resting place of a great and holy man. The spacious grounds and large modern buildings are plainly designed to handle large numbers of tour groups and pilgrims, visiting the remains on display in the lower chapel

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Very clean and very nice place to pray and go for confession. There are many rooms you can go to meditate and the area is very spacious outside that you can have a quiet corner for yourself and God.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The new church "Chiesa di San Pio" is the latest tribute to Padre Pio; it now his resting place with his body in full view for prayer and devotion in the lower chapel. The church structure is modern,beautifully decorated with magnificent mosaics and was built to accommodate the thousands of pilgrims that arrived at the Shrine daily. However, one should... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

I have been visiting this shrine for 30 years and to 'feel' the journey would recommend that you visit the old church first to experience the humble beginnings of this man, his journey and challenges, his healings, and how the hospital originated.Take time to visit the Cell and see how he lived, and see the multitude of items including hundreds... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Really interesting modern architecture for upper church. The mosaics below leading to Padre Pio are absolutely breathtaking. They were created by the same artist who did the Lourdes upper basilica and the design for the Jubilee Year of Mercy 2016. I've been to countless churches around the world and I think hands down these are the most beautiful, colorful mosaics... More 

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