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Piedigrotta Church, Pizzo

Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.3/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
Seaside Piedigrotta Church, situated near the entrance to an ancient Roman tunnel, is located within a cave carved out of tuffaceous rock and supported with hewn arches and pillars. The inside is filled with statues recalling biblical stories, including the Madonna di Pompei and the Angel of Death. Get lost among the stony personages before making your way down to the beach for a stroll along the windblown coast. Make Piedigrotta Church a centerpiece of your Pizzo vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Pizzo family vacation planner.
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  • small, but impressive, if you have a "feel" for this relatively easy to find with the car.
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  • beautiful and well made. Too bad that is not valued and promoted properly. Who's going to lace must be the first goal.
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  • This is a small cave chirch on the beach of Pizzo. I was fascinated to see years of hard work behind the beautiful carved stones. A very interesting story was to read about the grounding of that place...  read more »
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