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Basilica di San Salvatore

Piazza Mario Salmi 1, 06049, Spoleto, Italy
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Out of the way, quiet and interesting

This church is nestled amongst an old cemetery. Both make for an interesting visit. The... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2013
ThomasSmith876
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New York City, New York
Ancient and impressive

A bit out of town (we walked), and we had the church all to ourselves. the massive construction and... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2013
Bluey99
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Melbourne, Australia
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  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
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Piazza Mario Salmi 1, 06049, Spoleto, Italy
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Reviewed 1 October 2013

This church is nestled amongst an old cemetery. Both make for an interesting visit. The cemetery is made up of hundreds of little houses/churches for the deceased. The church is empty, but beautiful. We had trouble finding the church on foot. However found it by...More

3  Thank ThomasSmith876
Reviewed 16 September 2013

A bit out of town (we walked), and we had the church all to ourselves. the massive construction and simplicity of the remaining decor are very inpressive.

Thank Bluey99
Reviewed 12 April 2013

This is a World Heritage site and has been well cleaned. Unfortunately it has very little by way of information available and I find it very sad that what there is only makes clear how much that is beautiful has been lost through either neglect...More

Thank Gi0vanni
Reviewed 21 September 2012

This place is ancient although there is some dispute as to how old it is. The building materials are around 2nd century Roman, but this was not their first use. Parts are a wonderful example of palaeochristian jerry-building with mismatched lumps of pillar propped up...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 13 July 2012

San Salvatore is an ancient, often-rebuilt church that overlooks a small, but impressive monumental cemetery. It is quiet, and full of architectural masterpieces.

3  Thank romanesque
Reviewed 6 March 2012

What a church! It's not very well mantained, but this gives the basilica the look of an old roman temple. When you arrive there, a 10' walk from Spoleto's north end, you see nothing special , but when you go inside, the view is stunning:...More

1  Thank RomanetJC
Reviewed 22 January 2012

Very beautiful Basilica in unassuming town. The excellent condition of the paintings and facade considering the great age were all impressive too. A lovely serene building sited perfectly.

Thank POLLYANNA57
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