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Parrocchia Santuario Basilica S.S. Cosma E Damiano

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Lovely Basilica worth the walk from the Trulli houses.

Most visitors to Alberobello come to see the trulli houses and it is only a 10/15 minute walk from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Keith70
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Beautiful structure, at the time, disappointedly not open to see inside

In Alberobello for the day with family, we went after lunch to look at the basilica, which sadly... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
stanmansurrey
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Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
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Piazza Curri, 70011, Alberobello, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Most visitors to Alberobello come to see the trulli houses and it is only a 10/15 minute walk from them to reach the Basilica. It is definitely worth the walk especially if you are visitng Trullo Sovrano which is a few minutes further up the...More

Thank Keith70
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In Alberobello for the day with family, we went after lunch to look at the basilica, which sadly was not open. From what I have read, the interior is comparatively plain perhaps reflecting its late 19th Century construction but adorned with frescoes and artefacts. I...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2018

The Basilica has existed as a tiny church before, over time it was gradually enlarged. The facade designed by Antonio Curri , who had already designed the Naples gallery and the Gambrinus Bar. The cost was about 241 thousand lire. The basilica is 36 m...More

Thank JanaZC
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Basilica of St Cosma and Damiano, Alberobello This church has an ornate alter with frescos of the 2 saints behind it and is situated in the opposite side of Alberobello from the ‘trulli’ village. This area is less touristy and worth a visit. The church...More

Thank angelaofcastleton
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Lovely Basilica near all the trulli cottages. Very peaceful & well maintained. Nicely lit at night. Bells ring on the hour & sometimes for a long time on a Saturday night which can be quite noisy, if you have a moment it is worth going...More

1  Thank shamwari45
Reviewed 17 June 2018

The current building was replaced by a small chapel built in 1609. The Church was built in the neoclassical style, with a layout in the form of a Latin cross, designed by architect Alberobello Antonio Curri. The work lasted a little less than 3 years....More

Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Situated on Piazza Curri in Alberobello, very quit and seren, nice paintings of religious scenes, merit a visit.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The interior is fairly spartan but the paintings of the stations of the cross & altar area are almost modern/cubist in style. The departure from traditional ecclesiastical art is striking & fully justifies a visit. If driving to Alberobello DO NOT arrive late morning or...More

Thank miserygutz
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

A lovely place to visit while walking the streets of Alberobello and taking in the wonderful scenery

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 8 July 2017

There is a serenity and calmness within, like many churches of this stature, but I particularly liked the powerful simplicity of some of the religious paintings within. The Basilica is maintained in pristine condition, and is definitely worth a visit ...

1  Thank Foxy-Froggy
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