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Santuario del Volto Santo

Open Now: 7:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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The Holy Face

Looking at the Face of Christ at the moment of the Resurrection is life changing. His Face should... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lori E
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I went here with a large group of Irish pilgrims recently. We were on our way to visit Padre Pio... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Ennis, Ireland
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“The Holy Face”
Sep 21, 2017
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Via del Santuario, 65024 Manoppello, Italy
+39 085 859118
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking at the Face of Christ at the moment of the Resurrection is life changing. His Face should be our focus.

Thank Lori E
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

I went here with a large group of Irish pilgrims recently. We were on our way to visit Padre Pio when we heard ohh this sanctuary. Well worth a visit, everything was explained by a very helpful German nun!

Thank dtlibra
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is undoubtedly one of the best kept secrets in the world. This houses the Volto Sancto - the burial cloth that covered Jesus' face. Any skepticism is dispelled when you look at the science and measurements, which is a perfect fit with the Shroud...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Wonderful old very famous church dating back to the 9th century. Great place for weddings witth lovely grounds and path to the village of Serramonacesca. 10min drive from our house (Olive Grove Farm) with lovely walk by the side of the church along a small...More

1  Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The view from the church is quite lovely and we thoroughly appreciated being able to gaze at the Volto Santo. It's amazing how this thin piece of fabric still even exists and then to have the image of Jesus Christ...which perfectly matches the image on...More

Thank sunfanSeattle
Reviewed 13 September 2016

To the faithful it is a sacred place of pilgrimage. Lots of people come to worship. Otherwise there is an interesting historical icon.

Thank Glynis98
Reviewed 16 May 2016

The church is located on the hill which gives a beautiful view of the area. Inside, behind the altar you will see an image of Jesus on a piece of cloth...a deep spiritual and religious experience

Thank Dukielka
Reviewed 14 May 2016

This church displays a piece of cloth-like material with a very unusual image - the risen Christ. It is the exact same image as in the Holy Shroud of Turin, down to the last detail, except that the eyes are open. We were very fortunate...More

Thank Streetsmart88
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

This is a magic fantastic place. As a Christian it has been a deep moving experience to visit and see the Sacro Volto di Gesù. I am not able to describe the experience. It has been too much to describe in words. The kindness if...More

Thank daniela m
Reviewed 9 September 2013

Standing on a hill just outside the main village of Manoppello is the Santuario del Volto Santo. Please note the ornate carvings on the front doors. There is a lot of information written about the Veil of Veronica which is held here which depicts the...More

5  Thank cycleplus1
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Response from daniela m | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry for the delay in my reply. I usually stay by some friends in Pescara. I know there are several B&B at Manoppello but I have never overnighted there and I don't feel I can suggest any structure. Sorry I was not very... More
3 February 2015|
Response from cycleplus1 | Reviewed this property |
As long as the church is open the veil is always available for viewing. If you have a bit of time also go and view the museum upstairs in the church. There is also a very good pizzeria in the car park of the church open in... More