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Abbazia Greca di San Nilo

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Address: Corso del Popolo 128, 00046 Grottaferrata, Italy
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+39 06 945 9309

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Beautiful and quiet, view over Rome

Nice little area and church. Worth a visit, and close to the gelateria. Beautiful view over Rome and surroundings in the courtyard.

Reviewed 28 August 2016
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Nice little area and church. Worth a visit, and close to the gelateria. Beautiful view over Rome and surroundings in the courtyard.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The place is very old but very well maintained. Great walls of stone, great buildings and an ancient church to see. Also because is in the mountain, there is a great view of the valley. If you have some luck you can see a wedding! Highly recommendend visit in Grottaferratta.

Thank Kubanoba
Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

Unexpected and beautiful. Accessible with wheelchairs. At the entrance a guardian would allow the passage to cars for disable visitors. Beautiful the church Greek Catholic and the chapel on the right with frescos. A small book explaining the history and the frescos can be bought at the shop just opposite tge church

Thank daniela m
El Dorado, California
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Reviewed 6 April 2016

This lovely Baroque style church from 1000 AD has an impressive wall and lovely courtyard with views to Rome.

Thank Jononna
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We came here in the evening and it was very nice by night - lit up beautifully. We got some great architectural pictures. Everything, however, was closed so we only saw the outside.

Thank lorinhesse
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 August 2015

This is one Abbey that is more like a castle! It has high walls, a very Gigantic yet Artistic Bell Tower, and beautiful frescoes all over the church interior!

Thank marymaral
Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

A nice place to see especially during the mass : they are a special catholic group, as they have byzantine rituals and sung choirs. The internal create the atmosphere, although there are not so many places available to sit: best is morning mass.

Thank WokkoITA
Alora, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

This beautiful church is a must see if you are in Frascati or Grottaferrata. Walk through the old town walls and there it is. To be honest to sit in the courtyard outside is very relaxing and peaceful.

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Ilha do Mel, PR
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Reviewed 5 May 2015

We were the only ones visiting! Beautiful Abbey...old Byzantine from 10 century....we were really impressed.

Thank Vaninha D
Turku, Finland
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Reviewed 23 November 2014 via mobile

If you let yourself, you can go back in time here and sense the way of living 1000 years ago. This is a place of where you cannot hurry.

Thank Imaginaari

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