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Address: Piazza Carlo Emanuele I 1, 12080 Vicoforte, Italy
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Very beautiful place. If you are in the region, it's definitely worth coming to Vicoforte to visit it.

Reviewed 21 April 2017
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Rome, Italy
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Very beautiful place. If you are in the region, it's definitely worth coming to Vicoforte to visit it.

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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We visited the place afternoon with our son (6mo old). The church really is monumental, inside afrescos are really impressive. The gardens are also beautiful, quiet and peaceful. There's a number of places to take a latte macchiato or whatever you want. Car parking available all around.

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Thank Leandro L
Vladivostok, Russia
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I'm sorry, but elliptical dome of the church of Universidad Laboral, in Gijon (Asturias, Spain), built around 1950, has internal axes of 45.80 by 25.20 m, which are both bigger than internal axes of this beautyful and old building (37.23 by 24.89 m), so the dome in Gijón has a bigger area. I don't know if there is any other... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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126 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My cousin was married here last year and returning to the church was wonderful. Organized tours of the dome and architecture are available through the end of October. $15, a few words on safety, helmet and harness and you're on your way. Spaces are limited, a reservation may be advisable depending upon time of day. Approximately 1.5 hours with some... More 

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London,UK
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55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The Magnificat tour of the dome of Santuario is fun, interesting and provides some magnificent views of the surrounding countryside and town as well as the church itself. The guides spoke in Italian, but provided an audio guide in English and were careful to make sure that we were included at all times. The history of the building is fascinating,... More 

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City of Venice, Italy
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143 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

New attraction: you can go to the dome of this Santuario “Regina Montis Regalis”. "À ne pas manquer." The visit takes about one hour.

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Brussels, Belgium
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Nicely restored site, the visit to the top of the dome is well worth it. This is a place which transpires peace and calm

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Durham, North Carolina
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

An extraordinary elliptical cupola (I recommend the climb to the top for the vigorous). From the outside, the architecture is a mish-mash of 3 different styles, but the inside is glorious). Access and parking are very easy and there are good gelato and pastry shops just across the street.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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486 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

The largest elliptical dome in the world in this small little town in the province of Cuneo. We were told 6,000 meters of paintings in the church. Excellent statues around the altar. Worth seeing.

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York
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282 reviews
123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

What a strange and magnificent building to find in a small village, in the middle of nowhere. The inside is truly beautiful and very serene, the outside has picnic tables and a large expanse of greenery, which places the building in a little oasis (indeed, a sanctuary). Very unusual and an impressive find.

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