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Address: Piazza Santuario 2, 28822 Cannobio, Italy
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+39 0323 71255

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Lovelu church with interesting history

We visited the church on 2 occasions and were the only people there. A real oasis of tranquility. So nice to experience the beauty and peace of the church without a crowd. It... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2015
Barbara A
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Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
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Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed October 18, 2015

We visited the church on 2 occasions and were the only people there. A real oasis of tranquility. So nice to experience the beauty and peace of the church without a crowd. It has a beautiful, ornate interior even though the outside is rather plain. The story of the bleeding picture and sacred rib needs to be understood to fully... More 

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Brandon, FL
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Reviewed August 12, 2015

Beautiful little church. Quite nice, especially when considering the church is in a small town, Cannobio, that is a little off the beaten track!

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Chichester, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was a very quite and peaceful chapel and lovely and cool in the very hot 39 degree weather. Lots of beautiful paintings all round the inside and dome.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 2, 2015

very interesting old murals on walls just round the corner from our hotel (beau Rivage) small but worth a visit (free).

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Barnstaple, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2014

We visited Chapel of Pieta having climbed a long flight of steps, but the climb was well worth while, A small chapel a church and outside stations of the cross were wonderful.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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Reviewed September 16, 2014

We enjoyed our visit to this beautiful Church. The exterior was fairly plain but the interior was beautiful & very ornate! Definitely a must see in Cannobio, Italy!

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Athens
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Reviewed September 7, 2014

Chapel of Pieta is not a Baveno's church- this is faulty.. What there is in Baveno is the church of Santi Gervasio e Protasio (the photow of the trevellers are indeed of this church..) , which is a lovely church with nice fresvoes, a great octagonal baptistery and a very quiet yard- a lovely place. The church is described in... More 

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Milan, Italy
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Reviewed September 11, 2013

I have visited this beautiful church on many occasions. In the 1500s a painting of the pieta began to bleed tears. The Roman Catholic priest who eventually became a saint, Carlos Borromeo, ordered a church to be built on the site which was done. It has exquisite ceilings, stained glass windows over the alter and superb religious painting surrounding. Sit... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 24, 2013

This very attractive village on the shores of Lake Maggiorie.On the Lake you have 3 islands,one of the islands is called isola borromea,it has a huge palace where various italian royalty has stayed over the years.Also a island called Isola Pescattori where has a great restuarent.The boats for these islands leave from Baveno,with a great capitain called MARIO,and the great... More 

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Vught, The Netherlands
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Reviewed June 21, 2013

beautiful church, very old, authentic, worth seeing.... lovely village, defintely worth a visit. the sunday market is really fabulous too

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