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Basilica di San Pietro

Via Giro del Ponte 4, 06049, Spoleto, Italy
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The facade is unmissable

The Romanesque facade alone is worth crossing the highway for. The iconography of the facade is... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
DDFiuto
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London, United Kingdom
Just Across the Road

We love Spoleto, a great base for exploring Umbria. Our third trip there in 4 years. I've passed... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
mckParker_Co
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11 May 2017
“The facade is unmissable”
13 Jun 2016
“Just Across the Road”
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Via Giro del Ponte 4, 06049, Spoleto, Italy
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

The Romanesque facade alone is worth crossing the highway for. The iconography of the facade is rather obscure - and we'd recommend taking a guidebook that explains each of the panels with you to work your way through the various stories. There are series of...More

Thank DDFiuto
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We love Spoleto, a great base for exploring Umbria. Our third trip there in 4 years. I've passed by this very, old church many times since it's right off the main road and opposite of the turn of Spoleto South that takes one into the...More

Thank mckParker_Co
Reviewed 23 November 2015

This basilica, accessed by car or by hiking from the aqueduct, as we did, is impressive in its size, in the stories told by its carvings in the stone facade, and in its interior decor.

Thank Walkaboutster
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We walked here from our apartment then walked thru the woods to the aquaduct and walk across the aquaduct to La Rocca and have a coffee at the little trattoria.

Thank Arlene S
Reviewed 17 March 2015

The basilic is an historical place worth a visit but the basements are gorgeous. No need to visit the crypt. The first church is the piece not to miss

Thank Bengos1
Reviewed 2 December 2014

the church is high up a stone stairway. it-s quite impressive when arriving by car from Rome in the evening. The inside is not that great but the facade with its marble reliefs is really unique and deserves a visit.

Thank Saraetta2012
Reviewed 3 October 2012

We are not "churchy" types, even in Italy but this one is out of the ordinary in its stunning yet simple beauty. We actually returned twice to enjoy the peace and spirituality.

Thank Arcosdad
Reviewed 12 July 2012

At the top of a long stairway, the facade of San Pietro is covered with remarkable Romanesque sculptures - wild and domestic animals, saints and stories.

Thank romanesque
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