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Tempio di San Giovanni al Sepolcro

Piazza di San Giovanni al Sepolcro, Brindisi, Italy
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Round church filled with light and atmosphere.

well worth rooting out if you are in Brindisi and don't miss the lovely gardens at the back, a real... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
chutneymama
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Hawkshead, United Kingdom
Hidden Gem

So pleased we came across this amazing Tempole of San Giovanni. The fragments of frescoes are a... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
janitaS
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Auckland New Zealand
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Piazza di San Giovanni al Sepolcro, Brindisi, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

well worth rooting out if you are in Brindisi and don't miss the lovely gardens at the back, a real sense of age and peacefullness.

Thank chutneymama
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

So pleased we came across this amazing Tempole of San Giovanni. The fragments of frescoes are a sight to see and out the back of the temle is a beautiful communal garden. There was no charge for entry they just asked us to sign a...More

Thank janitaS
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

we had only a few hours in Brindisi so we did a circular walk along the well marked tourist sights from the waterside promenade. it's not a large place, and it's really easy to cover the key sights in 2-3 hours. I don't understand reviews...More

Thank Alison R
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The 11th to 12th century Tempo di San Giovanni al Sepolcro is kind of hard to find. The building is wedged between apartments and business down a little alley. We were lucky that our daughter spotted the small sign. Along with sadly deteriorated frescoes and...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

While the Tempio was on our list of things to see in Brindisi, we actually found it by accident. We were wandering around the town and saw a small sign and decided to head down the alley to see. We were surprised and enchanted by...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

The most beautiful church to visit in Brinidisi. Open every day except Monday (also in November). Free entry. The guardian was very helpful in explaining about its history.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is a must see. The doorways to this ancient church built on site of a Roman temple have wonderful intricate carvings. Inside the shape of the church becomes clear as the columns suspend the octagonal roof. The frescoes are faded but there are good...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Near the center inside the Temple you can insert your foot in a place where is possible to see all the angle of structure.

Thank Alex110269
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I had been unable to find the opening times online so found myself arriving at a little after 9 am hopeful it might be open. It wasn't. Luckily for me another lady was waiting and it turned out she was working there for a time....More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

If you find yourself in town pay a visit, details in the photos and make sure u visit the pretty garden. All a bit strange amongst the modern blocks of flats

1  Thank richmou
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