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The Basilica of San Nicola a Tolentino

Piazza San Nicola, 62029 Tolentino, Italy
+39 0733 976311
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Remarkable frescoes in the "Capellone"!

Tolentine in the Marche region, Italy may seem unheard of by many of you, but it has a hidden... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2018
CzarEmmanuel
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Manila, Philippines
The church has a classy Baroque interior, but its Medieval frescoes are its greatest treasure.

These are to be found in the Great Chapel, whose walls were entirely covered in the fourteenth... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2016
valnowell
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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Piazza San Nicola, 62029 Tolentino, Italy
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Tolentine in the Marche region, Italy may seem unheard of by many of you, but it has a hidden treasure that is worth-visiting. I'm referring to a series of frescoes dating back to the 13th century attributed to the School of Giotto, a renowned Italian...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2016

These are to be found in the Great Chapel, whose walls were entirely covered in the fourteenth century by the school of Rimini. The structure is unusual, having four levels or story cycles, covering the depiction of the four evangelists; the life and death of...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2016

A must see when visiting Tolentino. St Nicholas is the patron saint of souls in purgatory. The saints remains were hidden in1345 and they were rediscovered in 1926. The walls of the great chapel are covered with paintings depicting various Christian messages. There is a...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2016

Worth the trip into the inland depths of the Province of Macerat. I love when out of town guests come to visit so I can take them somewhere special, and this place never disappoints. Even Italian friends who may say in advance that they've seen...More

2  Thank Tara R
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

Unfortunately we arrived at the basilica at noon and it was just closed re-opening at 2.30pm. However, the cloister was still open so we did not miss the chance to step in and have a look. It is delightful. There were a few other visitors,...More

3  Thank Aussies11
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Reviewed 7 October 2015

Lovely church and story boards of st. Nicholas ..dates back to 13th century. Beautiful frescos too painted in 14th century. it's a walk into the past and it's beautiful. It's free too.

2  Thank Karentipp
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

Is one of the most amazing experiences of Le Marche, retains an incredible number of works of art and architecture of the place is unique in Italy.

2  Thank Mariano_Pallottini
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Reviewed 12 November 2014

Loved the coffered ceiling with carved figures, some of the chapels and the dramatic red velvet curtains up by the altar.

2  Thank arcticboolie
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Reviewed 14 September 2014

Although off the normal tourist route, a visit to the Basilica is well worth a diversion or special trip to Tolentino, St. Nicholas was a thirteenth-century saint and mystic, famed for the many miracles for which it is said he is responsible. There are various...More

3  Thank Benson149
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Reviewed 29 August 2014

The entire place is beautiful. If you have religious interest this is a very important sanctuary related with St. Nicola. But the most relevant things are the extremely beautiful artistic works outside and inside the church. Differents stiles and magnificent details. The front of the...More

2  Thank Jupiter81
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