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Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

vicino Piazza Regina Margherita | Piazza Santa Maria Maggiore, 97014, Ispica, Sicily, Italy
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Calming and beautiful

Yes, it's a beautiful old church with lots of nice little details to see. Once you step inside it's... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2016
bahrawia
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Baroque Beauty

My wife and I found this hidden work of art by accident while strolling in the small town of... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2015
Irisharsaoire
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Dublin, Ireland
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2 Apr 2016
“Calming and beautiful ”
15 Oct 2015
“Baroque Beauty”
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vicino Piazza Regina Margherita | Piazza Santa Maria Maggiore, 97014, Ispica, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Yes, it's a beautiful old church with lots of nice little details to see. Once you step inside it's very calming and peaceful.

Thank bahrawia
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

My wife and I found this hidden work of art by accident while strolling in the small town of Ispica. on route to Noto. we were overwhelmed by the Basilicas beauty both the structure its self and the wonderful frescos inside. This is worth taking...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2015

The church and the piazza it sits one are a stunning example of Sicilian Baroque. We got to this town by accident, I was not expecting anything like this - Ispica is at least as good as Noto and without the crowds. VISIT

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Reviewed 5 October 2014

The loggiato is simply splendid, the place was quiet and it was easy to imagine yourself in times past

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Reviewed 2 August 2014

Thank you for having this special church open all the time. I was able to light a candle for an ill friend and offer prayers while visiting Ispica. The interior is stunning.

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Reviewed 25 June 2013

if you are interested in Baroque architecture this is a stop well worth making. The little square in front of the church is modelled on saint peter's square in Rome and frames the church beatifully.

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Reviewed 3 May 2012

huge Baroque and lovely. The Basicila is in the center of town and well worth a visit.

Thank maryevslin
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