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Santuario Santa Maria di Anglona

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Address: C.da Maria Santissima d'Anglona, 75028 Tursi, Italy
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+39 0835 810002

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The last survivor of Anglona

Anglona as a town no longer exists except for this church and pilgrimage site. The beautiful church and art within, including the Virgin herself, is amazing. There are excavations... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 November 2016
Columbus, OH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Anglona as a town no longer exists except for this church and pilgrimage site. The beautiful church and art within, including the Virgin herself, is amazing. There are excavations of the former town surrounding the church. It is located on the heights above the calanchi, the badlands of a clay soil indigenous to the area. The photos L to R... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

This sanctuary is a great place to visit if you are in the area. It is an important religious centre for the locals, as it houses the statue of the Madonna di Anglona. The exterior of the church has kept most of its fine Medieval features, whereas the interior has been altered over the centuries. I was lucky to visit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

This shrine is dedicated to the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, commonly called "Madonna of Anglona", built between the XI and XII centuries. It is one of the most significant places of the south of Italy, in facts it was nominated national monument since 1931. It is a unique, beautiful, excited, solemn and solitary medieval sanctuary that is located on... More 

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