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Chiesa Santa Maria della Piazza

Piazza Santa Maria, 60121, Ancona, Italy
+39 329 159 5150
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This is a really excellent Romanesque church, containing a lot of earlier mosaics. There is/was a... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Bruce R
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Sudbury, United Kingdom
Architecture

Another "chiesa" that has seen the city build up around it. Situated in an overshadowed piazza, it... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
Judy R
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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8 Dec 2017
“Don't miss this!”
12 Oct 2016
“Architecture”
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Piazza Santa Maria, 60121, Ancona, Italy
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+39 329 159 5150
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

This is a really excellent Romanesque church, containing a lot of earlier mosaics. There is/was a team of volunteers to guide you round the complexities of it all. The facade is magnificent; a careful study of the sculptures is very rewarding

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Another "chiesa" that has seen the city build up around it. Situated in an overshadowed piazza, it would be easy to miss. But the external architecture of the church is worth examining. It wasn't open, so don't know what the inside is like, but the...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2016

It was a fantastic pleasant visit to the Church of Our Lady. The picture of Mary in the Church is something unique and special.

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Reviewed 14 June 2016

I loved visiting this church. Built in the Romanesque style, its sheer simplicity gives it a true feeling of holiness. The crypt area below the church is very interesting. I would strongly advise going with a guide so that you don't miss out on any...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2015

A friendly docent invited us to tour the relatively recent excavations beneath the current floor of the church that exposed evidence of earlier sites of worship on the same site through the millennia.

1  Thank David A
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Roberto_Fiorini, Guida dell'Associazione Templari Cattolici d'Italia at Chiesa Santa Maria della Piazza, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2015

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Reviewed 24 August 2015

A friendly docent invited us to inspect the careful excavations of the remains of earlier churches on this site that are exposed beneath the current main floor.

1  Thank David A
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

It is a church near the port, very plain inside, recently reastaured. It has excellent acoustics and in the Autumn there are often concerts

2  Thank Georgina L
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Reviewed 23 August 2012

The S.Maria Della Pizza didnt get a mention in our guide book, but was a pleasant surprise. It was closed on the day we were there but was able to walk around. The architecture is still grand, even though you can tell it has been...More

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