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Basilica di San Tommaso Apostolo, Ortona

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  • I drove a rental car from Rome to this basilica in Ortona and then continued driving south along the coast to Taranto. I believe the drive from Rome to Ortona was only about 2 hours or so. When I arri...  more »
  • In the temple are the relics of the apostle Thomas. At the direction of Manfred, son of Emperor Frederick II, ortonskie ships participated in a sea battle with the Greeks, where brought this precious trophy. Transfer of the relics is witnessed by Notary Act of the year 1259. Access only during the service. The town is small, people were not even on the eve of Easter.
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  • Have here the bones of Saint Thomas the Apostle and almost nothing like accommodation and a suitable infrastructure incentive for tourism and truly amazing (there are even appropriate hygienic premises) ... you would not believe. The Church was rebuilt after the war of World War 2 notes and lost all its splendor ... Let's say still worth going to.
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