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Basilica di San Biagio

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Address: Via Castello, Maratea, Italy

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Fairly average small church in a great location.....

If this church was on a roadside or middle of an average Itallian town I doubt it would rate much of a write up. It is, however, on top of a hill overlooked by the Statua del... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 June 2016
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

It seems that most other reviews are of the site, the statue and the bars, not the church itself. Therefore I would like to rate the church only: It is very very unimpressive! The walls are painted simply white, there are neither frescos nor the usual charm of roman churches. It's just a quite boring church on a mountain. Some... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

If this church was on a roadside or middle of an average Itallian town I doubt it would rate much of a write up. It is, however, on top of a hill overlooked by the Statua del Cristo Redentore di Maratea and therefore has attracted some excellent reviews. As a church it's ok - nothing shoddy but nothing extraordinary either.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

This unassuming little church sits at the top of the mountain over looking the commune de Maratea. Watching over the Church and all the local villages is a Huge 100ft plus statue of Jesus. It is totally awe inspiring and calm. A must see if visiting the area

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015

If you are going up to this location just to see the Church, try and check before you go to avoid being disappointed if it is not open. It is a great little church with the relic of St. Biaggio (St. Basil), the patron saint of throats. If you do happen to take a chance and go here, your time... More 

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