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Santa Maria Maggiore

Viale Camillo Benso di Cavour, 06038 Spello, Italy
+39 0742 301792
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Historic place

The church is very interesting from architectural aspect:all "prints" of earlier rebuilding can be... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
mv4235
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Budapest, Hungary
Another beautiful church

We have to keep reminding ourselves of the beauty and amazing artworks we are seeing as we enter... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
NswAustraliaDidi
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NSW AUSTRALIA
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Viale Camillo Benso di Cavour, 06038 Spello, Italy
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

The church is very interesting from architectural aspect:all "prints" of earlier rebuilding can be seen - inside enjoyable paintings.

Thank mv4235
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We have to keep reminding ourselves of the beauty and amazing artworks we are seeing as we enter each church. This is a lovely church worth visiting if you are in Spello, one can easily start taking this beauty for granted as there are just...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

As I hadn't researched Spello in advance, I was taken by surprise when I entered this rather plain-looking church and discovered such an ornate and beautiful interior. Clearly the pride and joy is the small chapel containing the Pinturicchio frescoes and they are certainly worth...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Doesn't look like much from the outside, but terrific statues and frescos inside. Can photograph the statues, but not the main fresco. Small, but very much worth a visit.

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

This church has important paintings by Pinturicchio and Perugino. I'll just keep writing to reach 100 characters. There.

Thank Donald C
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

You spent the day in Assisi, and what to do tomorrow? 9 minutes' train ride from Assisi, you arrive at Spello and begin the climb upward toward Santa Maria Maggiore and the Baglioni Chapel. This spotless, charming hilltop town gives you views of Assisi in...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Most exciting visit to this church with its outstanding murals. A must to see as one can stand for a long time admiring the amazing detail and perspectives.

Thank John-Paul S
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

We tried to visit the church, however it has been closed following the recent earthquakes until further notice, engineer's inspection is required. There was no indication on the sign as to when it may re-open for visitors so beware if this is your reason for...More

Thank pesti13
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

A somewhat bland exterior conceals a wonderful interior, full of beautiful paintings and frescoes. The Baglioni chapel is the undoubted highlight, where you can spend several minutes surrounded by Pinturicchio's world-famous frescoes. We managed to spend 25 minutes in the chapel, thanks to a steady...More

Thank Geoff T
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

The Baglioni Chapel is simply stunning: distilled beauty, the kind of which you only seldom get to lay your eyes on.

Thank JFreitas2014
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crowsnc
17 June 2017|
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Response from Proqual | Reviewed this property |
There is a flat, new section of the city at the base of the hill. Find parking there. You might be able to find parking at the very top, and walk down.
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