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Sanctuary of the Madonna of the Rosary

Piazza Bartolo Longo 1, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
+39 081 857 7111
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Stunning church!!

While most people go to Pompeii for the ruins (and rightly so as they are amazing) don't miss this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Springfield, Massachusetts
Beautiful Inside Out

An imposing sanctuary from outside with an interesting tower detached from the main building... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christopher A
Fgura, Malta
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Piazza Bartolo Longo 1, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
+39 081 857 7111
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Reviewed 3 days ago

While most people go to Pompeii for the ruins (and rightly so as they are amazing) don't miss this church. It is stunningly beautiful inside and out - look closely at the patterns in the beautiful natural stone on the walls and pillars. Definitely a...More

Thank swtraveler15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An imposing sanctuary from outside with an interesting tower detached from the main building. Inside the golden organ and the WOW frescos on the ceiling of the dome are quite a sight.

Thank Christopher A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful church that will amaze you. If you fancy the styles of gorgeous decoration and sumptuous coloration that followed the Renaissance, this Neapolitan Baroque church will be a favorite. The entire interior is exquisite. You can get a sense by pictures. But it has to...More

Thank Titus D
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Large and very ornate with beautiful paintings and mosaics. Has a number of side chapels where services are conducted. Large gift shop and other facilities

Thank Bear H
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We visited a few minutes before closing time in the evening, but it woudl have been better first thing, as the sin was setting over the ruins. cheap, and great photos

Thank janeedevlin
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I am.not religious but this church was amazing. The architecture is jawdropping, I loved walking round the hallways after being in the church. A service was starting as we arrived so I stayed for a few minutes to take in the atmosphere before leaving. There's...More

Thank Suzy K
Reviewed 6 November 2017

My husband is struggling with some health issues and was given a medal of the Madonna of the Rosary and told the story of the young girl who prayed here and was cured of Epilepsy. On our way to visit Pompeii, we stopped to pray...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

This wasn't on my itinerary but in every city in Italy the main cathedral is very beautiful,vso when I saw it from the station I decided to take a look and it's one of the most beautiful churches I have seen here.A hidden gem.

Thank Nimi V
Reviewed 31 October 2017

A relatively modern but beautiful cathedral build between 1912 to 1925. It sustained damage during the 1980 earthquake and was later renovated during the middle of that decade. The focal point of the exterior is the beautiful "Campanile" or bell tower and the Statue of...More

1  Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Well worth popping inside this church in the main square of Pompeii. From the outside it looks pretty daunting & austere but inside it is jaw droppingly beautiful. Every inch is adorned, painted & decorative.

Thank Allyson888
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Gerald M
27 September 2015|
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Response from Dustymiller44 | Reviewed this property |
You can take the Circumvesuviana to Pompei Scavi and then either walk 20 minutes into town or you take a taxi from the Circumvesuviana into Pompei town. I think the fare is about 10 Euro but check with the driver before... More
14 January 2015|
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Response from Mangomum2 | Reviewed this property |
Suggestion: contact the church directly? The info is on their web site. I would not hesitate to write in English - many people in the area are very fluent.