Basilica di San Martino

Basilica di San Martino, Martina Franca

Basilica di San Martino
4.5
Religious Sites • Churches & Cathedrals
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Margaret S
Napier, New Zealand544 contributions
Remember in summer everything closes for around three hours midday.
Sep 2019
Many tourists were walking around with nothing to do for three hours in the middle of the September days. For this reason, open a bit longer, the churches of this tiny town may give you something to do. This Rococo 1747 church is lovely. If you walk outside the town into the newer part, you may find open local style restaurants.
Written 27 March 2020
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cordyroy
Mobile, AL2,273 contributions
Amazing Interior
Sep 2019
A very lovely church in the historic center of town. The interior is quite beautiful. Nice to visit such a lovely place and not have to pay to enter a place of worship.
Just across the square is a small chapel that is quite charming. Not well marked.
Written 9 November 2019
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JTJD
United Kingdom664 contributions
Beautiful old church....
Sep 2019 • Couples
A truly beautiful old church in the centre of Martina Franca. So nice to find the doors open & visitors welcomed inside to take a peep.
An elaborate interior, stunning ceiling & dazzling white sandstone exterior.
Written 22 October 2019
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Mo S
Canada106 contributions
Bright interior with interesting art work
Oct 2019
Unlike many cathedrals that are plain or those that have dark interiors, this one was bright with some colourful paintings that were very interesting.
Written 1 October 2019
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Margaret S
Napier, New Zealand544 contributions
This Baroque style of architecture is certainly different. Rather gruesome paintings and sculptures
Sep 2019
You can’t miss this location as like many Italian churches it’s very central. It’s definitely impressive. Sit for a while and look at all of the art work and the towering ceilings. Martina Franca is full of bell chimes, so you can’t get lost with all the bells striking.
Written 11 September 2019
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ptmanto
Greater London, UK15 contributions
Lovely
Aug 2018
Elegant, compared to some Italian churches / basilicas relatively simple. A must if you’re in SAN Martino
Written 2 July 2019
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Chris B
London, UK28 contributions
Looks very beautiful
May 2019 • Couples
Just had a quick look on the outside and was very beautiful with ornate masonry. Worth a quick visit if in the area.
Written 17 May 2019
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Perry G
Blairgowrie, UK277 contributions
do not miss
Jun 2018 • Friends
we visited this church in the evening and it was beautifully lit up inside. It was so atmospheric, you felt transported back in time. do not miss if you are in Martina Franca.
Written 4 February 2019
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Mrs M
Glasgow, UK156 contributions
Stunning building
Oct 2018 • Friends
This basilica is located in the old town of Martina Franca. It is beautiful from the outside didn't have time to go in unfortunately as I was with a group.
Written 18 January 2019
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Zara I
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK171 contributions
Beautiful
Dec 2018 • Family
This basilica is in the old town in Martina Franca. The outside is absolutely beautiful. But inside is simpler and not extraordinary. It is located near all resrurants and cafes. For Christmas it was lit by beautiful patterned blue light and it was extra lovely.
Written 29 December 2018
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