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Chiostro di San Francesco

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Address: Piazza Francesco Saverio Gargiulo 8, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
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We were lucky enough to visit on a Saturday and watched 2 wedding ceremonies. The most beautiful place imaginable to exchange wedding vows. To the left of the photo there is a... read more

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Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were lucky enough to visit on a Saturday and watched 2 wedding ceremonies. The most beautiful place imaginable to exchange wedding vows. To the left of the photo there is a huge pepper tree, this is where the bride and groom exchange vows. Baby grande piano and harpist provided the music for these weddings. The gardens are just beautiful.... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm proud to say that we had the privilege of conducting my marriage at this wonderfully amazing venue. The square is so gorgeous and full of light it felt like something only the rich and the famous could afford. If you're thinking of having your wedding here you will definitely not be disappointed. The surrounding scenery makes for amazing wedding... More 

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just had our son and new daughter in law's wedding here last week and what a beautiful place it really was to get married. The Cloisters was a perfect venue in Sorrento, very central, tranquil and special, magical memories are made here. It's a photographers dream too, lovely backdrop to capture that romantic moment, birdsong, harpist and beautiful... More 

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Thank Helen T
Halifax, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We encountered this small 15th century cloister on a stroll through Sorrento. It's not a "blockbuster" site (which we tend to avoid) but a small, quiet and beautiful space of great antiquity. For those who appreciate monastic architecture, or just plain beauty, without the crowds, it is a lovely diversion.

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Thank fredcrooks
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fairly hidden little church with lovely courtyard which is well worth a visit. You can well understand why so many couples get married here, the photos will be stunning. A nice escape from the bustling town which wont take up too much of your time.

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Mount Pearl, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The cloister is a very peaceful place. Very lovely setting. A must see, along with the church of st Francis. The lookout just outside is overlooking the harbor and a fantastic view of Naples and the Vesuvus. Some great photo opportunities. There is a café where you can enjoy a nice coffee or maybe some gelato ???

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in here on arrival as next to the lift up from the harbour. The flowers and plants were lovely. We didn't bother with the museum as we had our luggage with us.

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Thank Allis0n8
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So romantic,my niece was married there during my holiday.Such a lovely setting.The service was conducted in Italian and translated into English step by step.

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Thank Maribou2013
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this place. It was very peaceful and very interesting to just stroll around courtyard and look and reflect in church.

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited twice, the first time a wedding was taking place, the second was more peaceful. Atmospheric place, very picturesque.

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