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Chiesa del Purgatorio

Corso Anita Garibaldi, 04019, Terracina, Italy
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Stunning when open

I've passed by this church many times, and though beautiful when closed, I was very happy to see... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
Jordon B
via mobile
My wife's favourite Church in Italy

As you walk up Corso Anita Garibaldi toward Terracina Alta, you will see Chiesa del Purgatorio on... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
OwenP1949
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Somerville, Australia
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22 Nov 2016
“Stunning when open ”
12 Nov 2016
“My wife's favourite Church in Italy”
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Corso Anita Garibaldi, 04019, Terracina, Italy
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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I've passed by this church many times, and though beautiful when closed, I was very happy to see the gates were opened yesterday. I went inside and it was eerie - nobody else was there, but that's also what made it so beautiful. Skulls everywhere...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2016

As you walk up Corso Anita Garibaldi toward Terracina Alta, you will see Chiesa del Purgatorio on your left up a flight of steps. It is not often open and when it is open there is no one there. You come inside and turn on...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2016

The bulding is not impressive. But inside a fascinating glimpse at funerary practices of the Italian past. The church is filled with skeletons, skull, bones of the dead. A bit creepy, perhaps, but look into the history to discover a skeleton holding a banner that...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

We have been there several times. Always interesting to have a look. If the door is open, please visit. You never know next time it is possible.

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Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Its full of skulls and bones drawn al over the place. It needs a little restoration, but it is deffinitely worth the visit. This church is unique and will be different from anything you have seen previously. Please try to leave some money to help...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2015

This church has skeletons on it, in it and everywhere you look. Not really a church person but worth A quick look inside.

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