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Basilica di Santa Rita

Monastero Santa Rita, 06043, Cascia, Italy
+39 0743 76221
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A hidden gem missed on the first visit!

This church is on two levels, the Basilica Maggiore features a beautiful nave and to the side the... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Victoria L
Kansas City, Missouri
no words can describe this peaceful place

We went there in September 2016. we were obliged to sleep in Cascia beacuse we didn't know that no... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
Beirut, Lebanon
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Monastero Santa Rita, 06043, Cascia, Italy
+39 0743 76221
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

This church is on two levels, the Basilica Maggiore features a beautiful nave and to the side the enshrined body of the Saint , Santa Rita. The faithful put their faces to the grate to ask for her blessings or thank her for blessings received...it...More

1  Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We went there in September 2016. we were obliged to sleep in Cascia beacuse we didn't know that no bus to go back to Rome that date. suddenly, we met a great old man who possesses a small Hotel directly in fron of the church...More

5  Thank jbaydoun
Reviewed 10 November 2016

What a beautiful and peaceful place to visit while in Italy...i visited Cascia with my friends...Inside the basilica is the relic of Ste Rita and even you can visit the convent where Ste Rita used to live, the grape , the room...everything is touching.

1  Thank MonaShehade
Reviewed 22 October 2016

What a beautiful basilica. Went to mass and I was totally enamored and emotional of this church. The feeling was wonderful and I had a sense of peace. Not to be missed

Thank SusieQ1954
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Unfortunately, renovation work was going on in the Basilica while we visited. However the most important was that the relic of Santa Rita was still visible.

Thank Pboulos
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Been my dream and on my bucket list for long time to visit Santa Rita in Cascia. And god I'm so glad I did. The basilica is so beautiful the moment you step inside you feel so calm and peaceful as if there is nothing...More

Thank Amale C
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Saint Rita is well known saint in Lebanon and all over the world. I felt soooooo blessed to visit her. It was a dream for me. In addition to the spiritual visit, Cascia is a spectacular village. Such beautiful scenes.

Thank Eliane-Ibrahim
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The Basilica was undergoing some roof works at the time of our visit but remained an incredible building. It's free to enter but the true reason people come is to venerate St Rita whose preserved body lies in a shrine behind an open screen. This...More

2  Thank WalnutTruffle
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Two saints in Umbria are well known, St Franics and St Benedict but a third is Santa Rita who lived in Cascia. Cascia is not far from Norcia and is a place of pilgrimage for many Italians, situated in the besutiful mountains that inspire meditation...More

2  Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Santa Rita Da Cascia is the Saint of Impossible things and is the Saint that I have always prayed for. She has always helped me and never let me down. It was my dream to visit her, but it was really difficult for me financially....More

7  Thank Kareen S. Z
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Silvia G
26 June 2017|
Response from SusieQ1954 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't speak Spanish.
10 April 2017|
Response from Pboulos | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think that Sunday service is at 10:30 am local time