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A Worthwhile Extra

If you're visiting the statue of Christ then the basica is worth a visit. It is modestly decorated... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Marlowe34
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Sutton, United Kingdom
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Next to the statue of Christ

The basilica is a few minutes walking distance from the statue of Christ the Redeemer. It's history... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
LaBod44
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Budapest, Hungary
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14 Aug 2018
“A Worthwhile Extra”
23 Nov 2017
“Next to the statue of Christ”
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

If you're visiting the statue of Christ then the basica is worth a visit. It is modestly decorated in comparison to other religious buildings we have come across and won't offer much more than ten minutes close scrutiny even with its marbled and iconography. Nevertheless...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marlowe34
Reviewed 23 November 2017

The basilica is a few minutes walking distance from the statue of Christ the Redeemer. It's history goes beck to the seventh century. and has been extended several times over the centuries. It houses numerous pices of work of arts, such as frescos, statues and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Not overwhelmingly pretty but as its situated near the Redeemer its worth a look . One of Four churches that Maratea is famous for apparently and worth a look . Great location and backdrop and a part of the experience in all but not worth...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

You could say ' Not another religious building' of course you would be right but do take time to visit this one it is simple yet beautiful

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Colin D
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...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Elskada
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...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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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...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Jacqui H
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...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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