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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” (11 reviews)
“lower church” (8 reviews)
“glass coffin” (6 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 via mobile

It is an amazing church to visit and I believe to pray. The church and the crypt are designed and made by Fr. Marco Rupnik and his group and they are great. The church has also a gift shop with a wide range of the...More

Thank PaulTraveller72
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The upper and lower churches are truly beautiful. There is also a beautiful yellow chapel on the way to the lower church. The mosaics on the way to the lower church are wonderful as well. If you are a Catholic or enjoy churches, this is...More

Thank Jacalope
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We got the coach from Naples (coach station right next to the main train station) for Foggia which was 11 Euros. Just over 2 hour 20 mins we were in Foggia (coach and train station) wee asked in the bus station For the bus to...More

Thank daymoLiverpool
Reviewed 10 October 2017

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 23 September 2017

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
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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