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The jewel of The Dolomites aka Kirche St Johann

The church itself is charming and approachable. There is a nice hotel where we had coffee and cake... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mahdeeyo
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San Diego
A delight of the valley

Wasn’t lucky enough to the see scene with the mountain behind but this is still wonderful to see... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
mucontinent
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New York City, New York
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Frazione Santa Maddalena 39 | Val di Funes, 39040, Funes, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The church itself is charming and approachable. There is a nice hotel where we had coffee and cake and then could easily walk to the church. There are roped fences to keep you in the path close to the church so you are not allowed...More

Thank Mahdeeyo
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t lucky enough to the see scene with the mountain behind but this is still wonderful to see with the great lawn at its forefront. The walk around the church is pleasant and you enjoy the solitude moment most of time.

1  Thank mucontinent
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Not to miss. beautiful view of the Dolomite. Also the road around have very nice view. Drive there directly but can only park on the road for a quick photo.

1  Thank BobBobGolden
Reviewed 16 June 2018

This delightful little church sits in a meadow at the base of the magnificent Geisler mountains forming the perfect frame for your images. It is difficult to photograph up close due to restrictions on the access path but there were several points along the road...More

1  Thank Daisy_from_Oz
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This little church with the Geisler mountain as backdrop is the most-photographed place of the Dolomiti mountains area. The church located at a large meadow where you can see just a few cows eating grass tranquilly. You are allowed to get into this meadow and...More

2  Thank Pioneer810742
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This place is often shown often in Dolomite photographs but there's so little information on how to get here. The main way is to get the #340 bus from Brixen main bus station. Its last stop is Ranui - and this particular church is just...More

4  Thank iamapizza
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

The loveliest sight in the Dolomites! Easy to reach for any traveler, peaceful field with parking close by.

1  Thank Caroline N
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

You've all seen the panoramic shots. A short visit to this tiny chapel will not disappoint! All the charming beauty is worth the effort to get here.

1  Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Since it's the most-photographed church in the world, why not go and help it maintain its status? Makes for a fun pastime while you wait for the bus to Brixen or Villnos since the church is ~3 minutes hike from the stop.

Thank Rafia S
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Sitting in the middle of a cow pasture, replete with actual cows and an occasional orange cat, this tiney church is framed by the Dolomite mountain and has painted-on "coins" in pink and other faux architectural detail in shades of pink and blue. The overall...More

1  Thank cbellehu
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