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Basilica of John Bosco, Asti

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4.6/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web
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  • Nice place to spend a day with family and discover the place of youth spent by St John Bosco, places full of charm where you breathe really air to worship and devotion.
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  • Memorable day in company ... place of worship where there is an air of joy ... holiday party ... inner peace ... always! To visit without a shadow of a doubt ... come back!
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  • Spiritual tranquility is breathed the outdoor spaces for children sanctuary very nice and well maintained.
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  • Don Bosco's Basilica was built on the site of the "cascina Biglione" issue Don Bosco's father, Francis, was a sharecropper. The family lived in the farm house Bosco: 16 August 1815 John Bosco was born on. The Basilica is composed of two churches. The foundation stone was blessed the June 11, 1961 it was opened for worship only the lower church in 1965, with a capacity of 700 seats. In the lower floor dominates the marble, located above the wood. The upper Church was consecrated in 1984 from the card. Ballestrero and was renovated in 1999. On the back wall is the big statue of the risen Christ in lime wood. The height is 8 m, the arm span 6 m, weight 30 q. draws the mission indicated in Don Bosco in 9 years dream and the pedagogy of optimism. On September 3, 1988, in the year of the 100th anniversary of the death of don Bosco, the Church was visited by Pope John Paul II, who beatified Laura Vicuña. On April 12, 2010 Pope Benedict XVI elevated to the dignity of a minor basilica.
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  • because my children and sobrinos.estudiaron school salesiano.santo agel .de aviles asturias.
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  • And a wonderful place where I lived 3 years of my youth 57/58/59 that I will never forget
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  • A spiritual center of the highest profile at 40 minutes from the Centre of Turin. The home of one of the great saints of the Piedmont land, Saint John Bosco, who has given the Church. You will find silence, spirituality, welcome and always a confession with a Salesian priest.
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  • Nice to see a place of peace and serenity
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