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Chiesa di San Pio

Via Giuseppe de Nunzio n. 13, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
+39 0882 413113
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“old church” (10 reviews)
“lower church” (7 reviews)
“the bus” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Via Giuseppe de Nunzio n. 13, 71013 San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy
+39 0882 413113
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After making a promise to Saint Pio during an illness, I made the trip there this summer to pay thanks in person and to see the place where he lived and preached. Even if you are not on a pilgrimage, it's well worth the visit...More

Thank Bellefior
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The new church was designed by the great architect Renzo Piano. He also designed the "Shard" in London and the Pompidou Centre in Paris. The interior has marvellous modern carvings and many mosaics to marvel at as you wander the rooms and passages. You can...More

Thank dtlibra
Reviewed 25 August 2017

It's an amazing church! very peaceful and nice. Definitely worth visiting if you're travelling in Italy. We had a bit of trouble buying a bus ticket from Foggia train station to Padre Pio, we were able to finally buy a ticket across the train station...More

Thank garrick_chua
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I am so fortunate to be able to visit Padre Pio often as we regularly go back home. I have written reviews previously and felt i had to contribute again for anyone making the trip for the first time.The whole experience of touring the old...More

2  Thank 311candeloro
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This church is very nice, and is peacefull. Just take a walk up the hill. The place is big and has an elevator. It is woth the visit.

Thank grekar
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

U can never come to Italy without visiting Padre Pio, to pray or to visit it s a should see place! And definitely a good experience beyond tourism !

1  Thank cabboud
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The crypt is underground, but the beauty of its mosaics make it look as heaven! One can stay there for hours.

1  Thank MiranLj
Reviewed 10 May 2017

A terrific church to see the splendid devotion all people have for St Padre Pio - take at least half a day if not a full day to enjoy it all - plus so many helpful people that work there along with a great gift...More

2  Thank MikeB8967
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This was a wasted three hours visiting this attrraction suitable only for gullible Roman Catholics. Padre Pio is now in the lower Church of the 3rd church built in his honour. Long queues to view his mumified body. Hwe has now been made a saint...More

1  Thank rodneycs
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Hundreds of coaches visit this place every day throughout the year with shuttle buses transporting you to the shrine of this dead papist healer and who has been made a saint for Roman Catholics. Vast amounts of money have been wasted on the veneration of...More

Thank rodneycs
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Response from sunfanSeattle | Reviewed this property |
Depending on what you want to experience and how much time you have, in general, I think 3 days/2 nights is good. Personally, we spent 4 days/3 nights, which was extremely leisurely and enjoyable...exactly how we like it. We... More
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Response from tnardi7 | Reviewed this property |
We have been to San Giovanni Rotondo many times - to access the bus schedule in English - go to sita website - click on the upper right translate button for English. Buses leave from Foggia 7 days a week -hourly- makes five... More