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This monument consists of a forested path through a pine forest on the hillside above Santa Maria... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2019
Murrieta, California

There are a load of steps to climb but well worth the effort. It was very meditative and relaxing... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2019
Paolo m
Montevago, Italy
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Piazza Santa Maria delle Grazie, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
+39 0882 411313
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Reviewed May 20, 2019

This monument consists of a forested path through a pine forest on the hillside above Santa Maria Della Grazie. There are 16 sculptures positioned in this area, 14 coinciding with the Stations of the Cross, at the bottom is Padre Pio, atop the hill and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

There are a load of steps to climb but well worth the effort. It was very meditative and relaxing which surprised me because it was so high. I truly felt a sent of wellbeing and the view was breathtaking. My children enjoyed the climb too...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paolo m
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We undertook this Via Crucis as part of our Padre Pio pilgrimage. There were 40 in our group led by 2 Irish Priests. We used the slowly ascending walkway (suitable for wheelchair access) to perform the Stations of the Cross ,with the Cross held by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

well worth the walk up the steps, following the journey of the cross its a long way up but very good

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

Was a very nice climb up, meditative and surprisingly, not tiring at all. With every step taken, truly felt like walking up the stairways to heaven, and finally being to see the Creator.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank fqtravellernd
Reviewed June 1, 2018

It a zone of silence, but we saw a bunch of nuns talking in there. I wanted to take a picture of them breaking the rules of Jesus.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to pray the Via Crucis !! Nice views , peaceful . It is a sacred place to have a spiritual moment .

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Karen M
Reviewed September 1, 2017

This winding path takes you through the stations of the cross in the most wonderful, shady park setting. There were groups praying but other than when we came across them, it was quiet. There are signs asking for silence. The path winds back and forth...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Peggy F
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

This is a must see. A beautiful, escalating walk of the Stations of the Cross. Wonderful in the day and moving at night with a candlelit Stations of the cross. Makes for a nice walk, but much better with following a spiritual program.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank janicelb2018
Reviewed May 12, 2017

Statues may not be of the highest artistic value, but the place makes it very appropriate to pray the way of cross in a special manner.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Vicki R
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Are you concerned about getting to the top? Because there are switchbacks that make it ADA accessible and easier. Walking along the switchbacks allows you time to pray/see the Stations of the Cross and then you can walk the... More