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Basilica Benedettina di Sant'Angelo in Formis

Via Luigi Baia 120, 81043 Sant'Angelo in Formis, Italy
+39 0823 960817
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Beautiful basilica.

This is one of the most beautiful medical buildings in Campania. Fantastic frescoes painted a... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Mark D
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West Bloomfield, Michigan
Breathtaking

An out-of-the-way Basilica that was worth the trip for us, because it was right where my uncle... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2014
betsyflynn
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Randolph, New Jersey
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
16 Jun 2017
“Beautiful basilica.”
17 Oct 2014
“Breathtaking”
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Via Luigi Baia 120, 81043 Sant'Angelo in Formis, Italy
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

This is one of the most beautiful medical buildings in Campania. Fantastic frescoes painted a thousand years ago. Must visit.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 17 October 2014

An out-of-the-way Basilica that was worth the trip for us, because it was right where my uncle almost died during a battle in WW II. We had a car, and I'm not sure you could get there without one. Beautiful views once you get there.

Thank betsyflynn
Reviewed 21 May 2014

A truly beautiful church with frescoes painted over a thousand years ago by the byzantine monks who built and worshipped at the church. A must see place if you love art or churches.

Thank Marcianiseman
Reviewed 20 April 2014

this old tiny church is simply amazing. if you consider that it has been built 1000 years ago you can't believe it. there are many important frescos and the air you breathe when you are in is fantastic. definitely have to visit it if you...More

2  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Perhaps only in Campania you can find monuments with so many historical layers as the Basilica of Sant'Angelo in Formis, which is above all the ancient temple of Diana Tifatina, important shrine for the Italic peoples (the Romans before they conquered all the known world...More

1  Thank Carmi_EU
Reviewed 15 February 2012

Suffice to say, this church is an example of the rewards to be had for venturing off the beaten path in Italy. The church is famous for the frescoes that cover its interior. As I understand it, they were painted nearly 1,000 years ago by...More

9  Thank Exploricon
Reviewed 27 January 2012

Not very well known, but phenomenal historical, artistic and religious site. If you'll have a chance, you can do it as a detour on the way from Rome to Naples (or vice versa), or as a side trip from Naples. Historical basilica was affiliated with...More

2  Thank Ilya G
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