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Complesso Monumentale San Michele In Bosco
Reviewed April 1, 2013

Although we could not get into the church the site does afford a wonderful panoramic view of the city and surrounding countryside and is a not too energetic walk up from the Giardino Margherita. The red bus tour does include a stop there which would enable one to jump off and then catch a later bus back although this could be problematic if the tour bus arrived with a full complement of passengers, none of whom disembark. Apparently the jump on/off facility only operates if there are empty seats when the bus arrives at the scheduled stop. As an alternative, the bus no.30 leaves from the Piazza Maggiore(fare €1.60) and terminates at the church. There is a pleasant little bar/restaurant near to the church which has a very obliging proprietor and serves reasonably priced light meals.

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Reviewed November 12, 2012

This church is a ten minute walk from Hotel Porta San Mamolo and since so many Trip Advisor people stay there, I thought I'd review our experience. An easy but uphill walk, there is a viewpoint as you arrive at the church with good placards telling you what you are seeing in the city below. We laughed to see a giant satellite dish on top of one of the Two Towers, certainly not visible from below.
The church is small, and we tried to find our way to the cloisters, but there is no English-speakers to be found (and we were on a tight time schedule). But do go out the door at the front right of the church into the adjoining hospital (which used to be the church). You'll see some interesting frescoes but they also have a Meridian line sunk into the hallway. We're only sorry we couldn't see the cloister--next time.

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