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Pomposa Abbey

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Impressive monastery

Started at the ticket office (ticket was 2,50 reduced) which was located in the Palazzo della... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
thomasozbun
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Vicenza, Italy
Undoubtedly proxime…….

…....to nearby Ravenna in terms of sumptuousness, this charmingly understated, slightly decrepit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
956MikeH956
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London, United Kingdom
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A 50 km da Ferrara e a 20 km da Comacchio sorge Pomposa, antico monastero benedettino comprendente oggi la Chiesa di S. Maria, il Campanile romanico, la Sala del Capitolo, la Sala Stilate, il Refettorio, il Museo Pomposiano (ex dormitorio dei...more
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Via Pomposa Centro 12, 44021, Codigoro, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Started at the ticket office (ticket was 2,50 reduced) which was located in the Palazzo della Ragione across from the church's entrance. We then entered the Refectory, where the monks used to eat, with several nice frescoes remaining particularly nice that depicting the Last Supper....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

…....to nearby Ravenna in terms of sumptuousness, this charmingly understated, slightly decrepit and unvisited abbey comes first when dealing with the crowds in the Exarchate city. Rising from the fen-like marshes of the Po delta, the magnificent campanile can be seen from miles away, announcing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 956MikeH956
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We deviated 11 km total from our bike route to visit. Bah! Unless you’ve never seen a fresco’d wall or a mosaic floor in your life, don’t waste your 10 E each. The “museum” is a joke, some carving fragments, damaged frescoes, and lumps of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

This abbey is a beautiful quiet stop along the drive to the Po Delta - wonderful frescoes and no crowds. Nice gardens around it too.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

This abbey is roughly halfway between Venice and Ravenna on road SS309. It is next to a comfort stop which has toilets and a cafe, which is actually why our bus tour stopped there. There is a small entrance fee (I think five euros) but...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank J0anned568
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The high tower invites to visit from the distance when you travel the road Choggia - Ravenna. Big car park in the outskirts with some souvenir shops, food and drink. The interior is magnificent, with beautiful frescos, sculptures and mosaics. Very quiet and peaceful place....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Elek M
Reviewed 9 April 2017

On the road to Venice from Ravenna a magnificent Abbey caught our eye so we decided to pull over. Unfortunately not well covered by public transport, but if you have a car you have the luxury to explore this beautiful, well preserved abbey which over...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

One of the most beautiful churches I have seen. The walls are covered with very well preserved frescoes and the floor with the most amazing tiny mosaic tiles. The place has a lovely atmosphere similar to Torcello in Venice.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place on our way from Venice to Ferrara. The exterior was interesting looking, with the tall tower and ancient appearance, but we were awestruck when the doors opened and we got a look at the gorgeous frescoes inside. We were there...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 1 November 2015

This isolated abbey is on the site of a monastery dating back about 1500 years. The church frescoes are quite amazing and well worth seeing. Outbuildings contain some interesting museum exhibits. A 5 euro entrance fee is charged. Clean toilets and food outlets are nearby....More

Date of experience: October 2015
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