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“The Chapel of the Apparition”

Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano
Ranked #2 of 17 things to do in Tirano
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed March 5, 2014

The organ in the transept is enormous, but the most beautiful part of the Sanctuary is the baroque Chapel, built on the spot where the Apparition took place. As other people have said, it's moving to hear Mass celebrated there, whether or not the choir is singing. The red train trundles past the church, which is fun to see, and seen from there the mountain tops are spectacular.

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Reviewed November 2, 2013

As many reviewers have reported, this church doesn't look too unique on the outside, but once inside, you will be amazed. It is quite impressive. Try to catch a service going on so that you can experience the lovely sounds of the choir and the huge church organ. Great church bells too! (lots of bells!) Note-one of the tunes played regularly by the church bells sounded to me like "Blister in the Sun" - is that possible!?

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Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

A cup of coffee with the sun shining is an exquisite way of spending the time. Pleasant time spent at this spectacular place!

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Reviewed September 21, 2013

We arrived during mass and a large crowd was gathered. The volunteers and nuns were very caring and kind and the mass was deeply moving.

Thank Cindy G
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

You will be amazed with the interior of this church. Do not be fooled by the exterior. We were told to stop there but when we got there we questioned if we were at the right place. It looks very simple from the outside. But once you walk inside you will not be disappointed and glad you stopped in.

There is so much to see and appreciate in such a small structure. The colors and textures of all the wood and stone is unbelievable.

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