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Santuario Basilica Maria Ausiliatrice

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Address: Via Maria Ausiliatrice 32 | Valdocco, 10152 Turin, Italy
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+39 011 522 4253
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The prettiest church in Torino

As at the title, breath-taking, calm and peaceful, not overwhelming. You can admire and pray in front of a thounsands relics hidden at the tomb downstairs, amazing :) A place of... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

As at the title, breath-taking, calm and peaceful, not overwhelming. You can admire and pray in front of a thounsands relics hidden at the tomb downstairs, amazing :) A place of st. Don Bosco and a lot lot more saints at this place <3

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Msida, Malta
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Surely one of the most beautiful basilicas ever seen. An amazing place of worship and baroque art. Place of repose of St Bosco.

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Malta
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

It is not that big, but the beauty inside is fenomenal, well I was impressed. Not difficult to get there, tram or bus, it is very easy.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Check the mass schedule and arrive. The tour is free and it is given by one of the collaborators. You can see clothes from the Saint furniture and reliques. Inside the Basilica you can see Don Bosco itself and the tombs of Maria Mazarello and Domingo Savio.

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Thank lualagin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Being an alumnus of Don Bosco School, the trip to the church in Turin was truly a memorable experience. The church itself was very beautiful. The Pinardi Chapel and Don Bosco Rooms were great too. But the best part was praying in front of the tomb of our father St. John Bosco. Was a truly fulfilling experience.!!

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Chertsey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Beautiful Basilica, the Pinardi Chapel, the Body of Don Bosco, a small museum on the life of Don Bosco. For anyone interested in the life of St John Bosco or the driving force behind the Salesians of Don Bosco you can't do better than this. This place is for young and old alike. A real feeling of those who are... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I knew that one day I was going to visit this Santuario. I went to a school that originated here in Turin, and made it all the way to South America. Nuns will talk about this place all the time. A lot of memories came back

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is where the relic of Don Bosco is and Saint Domenic Savio. The architecture is worth a trip for some great pictures you will look back on and for quiet reflection inside a beautiful church.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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59 reviews
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful church inside. Only tomb found and not real body of Saint Don Bosco. Relics found inside. Recommended church to see

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Australia
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361 reviews
241 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

A beautiful church to visit, but unless you know what to look at, the visit will be wasted, so prepare and research before you arrive to get the full value of the visit to this location.

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