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Santuario Della Santa Casa

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Address: Piazza della Madonna, Loreto, Italy
Phone Number: +39 071 970104

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Impressive Church and Holy Place in Loreto

Words are not accurate enough when you visit Loreto. You will never imagine that there is such a big and impressive place in this small town. It is a must when you visit this area... read more

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Words are not accurate enough when you visit Loreto. You will never imagine that there is such a big and impressive place in this small town. It is a must when you visit this area of Italy.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Remember when you see a beautiful painting and you think, there could not be a place on this earth so beautiful as this. Well, this place is just that! It is real. This place is unbelievably beautiful, so peaceful...my husband's favourite of all places we saw in Italy, and just as well cause i need him to take us back... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

As every church or monument in Italy, the Sanctuary of the Holy House with Madonna di Loreto is breathtaking inside – sculptures, frescoes and the Madonna. Unfortunately, photos are not allowed. It is in Marche region and it is the most visited church of this kind, after the one in Assisi. The Italians told me that there is a pilgrimage... More 

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Grenoble, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Sometimes reality (and history) is more adventurous than action movies, and this is certainly the case for the Sanctuary of the Holy House of Loreto. During the crusades the aristocratic Angeli family, which then reigned the kingdom of Epirus, somehow got hold of the three walls of the Holy House where Our Lady Mary was born, grew up and received... More 

Thank Pignolino
Firenze, Italia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Even when you just entered in the plaza in front it of it, you will have a superb view. Entering is something magic. it's decoration is magnificent and the history of it is going to capture you, even if you are not following the catholic religion 100%. It's a must view if you are catholir and/or visiting the region called... More 

Thank MikeVi_Firenze
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The piazza was set up for some event with lots of people in cassocks and nuns pushing elderly people around in wheelchairs so there was lots of bustle and atmosphere. The cathedral itself is one of the better churches we have seen on our travels. Well worth a visit. The town itself looks to be quite busy and touristy in... More 

Thank Lyn&MarkfromOz
Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Very nice facade. Let the history of this site take you. So many famous and common people came in this place during the centuries. It can be very busy. Best time to visit is early morning or late afternoon.

Thank Francesco M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

If you are in the Marche you cannot miss to visit the pearl of baroque, Loreto, and one of the cardinals of the spiritual centers for the Catholics. Just minutes away from the Lido

Thank Nicola61Ita
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

The Beautiful Basilica and Sanctuary of Our Lady in Loreto is well worth a visit. Great hilltop vista and full of rich history. Even if you are not a Christian, the peace of this place is clear. If you're in the area do call in. Really worth it.

Thank Derekwth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We went for a quick visit and was pleasantly surprised! The church alone is huge and the surrounding city is charmingly build in the same style, with small cafe's and shops. You can get an English bronchure for 1 € and they have guided tours as well. I would definitely recommend a visit and might come back myself for a... More 

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