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Chiostro di San Francesco

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Address: Piazza Francesco Saverio Gargiulo 8, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
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One of the most beautiful chiostro I have ever had pleasure to visit

Recommended to visit by an Italian friend and I am so grateful we spent the time to find it. Situated in the heart of Sorrento not far from the bay we had a beautiful walk around... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 January 2017
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Recommended to visit by an Italian friend and I am so grateful we spent the time to find it. Situated in the heart of Sorrento not far from the bay we had a beautiful walk around the courtyard and cloisters. Will visit again next time we are in Sorrento

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Prescot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The architecture creates a calming little area that allows you to escape the hustle and bustle of Sorrento for a short time. There are exhibitions in the adjacent buildings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Having visited the Cloisters 4 years ago we got married here in October and it was absolutely beautiful. I would definitely recommend this to anyone considering getting married in Sorrento the setting is stunning in the photographs.

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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

A totally wonderful exhibit of Sofia Loren Photos many bit seen before in color and black / white. The terrace overlooks the bay and gardens . with great views...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The cloister is lovely and I have reviewed the gallery on its own listing, so here's the music box museum. A lovely lady was overseeing the room on our visit. As we ventured in she turned on boxes until we were lured right to the end, it was magical. She also appreciates the need to look after this exquisite creates... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A beautiful, secluded spot but try to avoid the late morning crowds - go fist or last thing. Keep an eye out for the little museums - one for music boxes the other for photographs of Sophia Loren (amongst other things!)

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Visited the cloisters out of interest after reading a book that mentioned it. It is an oasis of calm in a busy area and good for taking photos. I understand that it is a popular place for civil weddings and could understand why.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

On the course between the Piazza Tasso and the place where all ferryboats and hydrofoils arrive, i.e. the Marina Piccola, settled this wondrous church or convent with adjacent beautiful cloister, named after St Francis of Assisi. The Chiostro di San Francesco is located in the Piazza Francesco Saverio, near the Via San Francesco. So far we've seen a lot of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Beautiful cathedral and a must see attraction in Sorrento. Inside the paintings are amazing. Men should not wear shorts and women should cover their shoulders

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

A nice relaxed cloister and attractive typical Catholic Church. Nowhere really to sit which is a shame. There was an excellent black & white photography exhibition upstairs which included an area where you could take fabulous photos of the landscape which was worth the exhibition entry fee. There was also a free music box exhibition. There are several other schools... More 

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