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“The View Alone Is Worth The Hike”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of San Pietro Church

San Pietro Church
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Los Angeles, California
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“The View Alone Is Worth The Hike”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2014

The most beautiful aspect of visiting this church is the view. The photos posted here don't even do it justice. You can sit on the stone wall, basking in the warm sun and enjoying the most beautiful view.
The doors that open to the church as also worth examining. They are very intricate, a piece of art in itself.

Visited July 2014
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Padua, Italy
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“beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2014

This historic church perched high on the cliff overlooking the sea is full of history . It pays to read about it before you go there. On the day we visited it was about to host a wedding , so decorations were being put in place for the event . A truly picturesque place to be married in . It is simple is design and quite small , well worth the climb up the hill to visit it.

Visited July 2014
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Miami Beach, Florida
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“Hauntingly beautiful and special place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2014

From the unique cast copper doors to the medieval arches, this small, chapel-like church is just exquisite. Lots of history and changes over many centuries.

Visited June 2014
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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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“Truly worth the walk up the hill to thie venerable place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2014

Porto Venere is another very pretty and very historic Italian port and in itself worth a walkabout. Wandering up from the port area itself you reach this ancient church which is still used today. It offers wonderful views from its windows while inside its simplicity is moving. It offers no great decorative effects, just simple stone and carving. It is peaceful even when we tourists occupy it. Some restoration and conservation is continuing.

Visited June 2014
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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“Fabulous views all around”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2014

It takes an effort to climb the stairs but there are so many views to see from the various levels and 'look-outs' it is worth a slow climb. The church itself is very pretty. We actually saw a wedding taking place in it. I felt sorry for the bride and father who had to climb all those steps to the church, but it would be a great place for a ceremony.

Visited June 2014
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