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Piedigrotta Church, Pizzo

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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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  • Quaint place. Church right by the sea. super nice staff. Not to be missed if you are in the area
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  • Visit this church particularly in the afternoon, it's suggestive, is a mystical experience, inside there are several statues carved in the rock that serve as furniture, the Church is next to a beautiful little beach with breathtaking ...
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  • If even just for a moment would return back in time visit this cave. One feels a little presence of the artists that have created this masterpiece ... and they worked on their sculptures in great detail. Maybe it's a little pricey for the ticket, but that's OK, because you definitely will serve to maintain this artwork
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