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Monastero Santa Maria del Patire

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Lovely Byzantine birch attached to the remans of a monastery. Lovely outside, wonderful floor mosaics.

About 20-30 mins by car from Rossano. Up in the hills surrounded by forest. serene and peaceful. No... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Simon N
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Lima, Peru
Beautiful architecture!

The abbey of Santa Maria del Patire sits high above Piraginetti contrada, in a vast pine forest... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Melfoto
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San Diego, California
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9 Jul 2018
“Lovely Byzantine birch attached to the remans of a monastery. Lovely outside, wonderful floor mosaics.”
11 Feb 2017
“Beautiful architecture!”
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

About 20-30 mins by car from Rossano. Up in the hills surrounded by forest. serene and peaceful. No one there. Free entry. The floor mosaics are less sophisticated than say Palermo but captivating.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

The abbey of Santa Maria del Patire sits high above Piraginetti contrada, in a vast pine forest, established in 1095. Built during the norman period, the church has three apses, that make a unique and very photogenic architectural statement as you approach the grounds of...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Melfoto
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Beautifull church. Very peacefull. Nice view. Just a few tourists or even less. Little gem in a nice environment.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Lidwien D
Reviewed 6 April 2015

majestic church in a picturesque and quaint background. worth absolutely a visit. very recommeneded.

Date of experience: April 2015
5  Thank born2travelit
Reviewed 22 August 2014

The drive up from Piragineti alone is worth this detour along a journey through the very south of the Italian 'boot': vegetation and views along the winding road are enchanting, and would be doubly so were it not for the eyesore of power station down...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Gerhard1945
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Tried to visit this abbey as we had been told it was worth it. But there was no one there even though it was at the advertised opening time, so could not see it.

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank Catherine E
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