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Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari, Tindari

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Visit the church and iconic statue of the Black Madonna at Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari. Inside the red brick and colorfully painted façade of the church sits the Black Madonna of Tindari, famous for the legend of how the Madonna gave shape to Tindari’s lagoon by raising the sands to save a drowning baby. Enjoy the colorful interior decorated with mosaics and the golden altar holding the cedar-carved statue. Using our custom trip planner, Tindari attractions like Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A beautiful church , the inside is spectacular with the Black Madonna . The viewsfrom it's grounds are breathtaking and it is worth a visit  more »
  • Nice visit to church during a cruise ship trip whilst in Sicily. Mass starting so a bit low key but lovely church and pleasurable drive up the hills. Great photo opportunities with the great views. Fe...  more »
  • We drove to the church. The road is narrow and winding, recommend going early when traffic is light. Views from the piazza are breathtaking of the Aoelian Islands. Inside the church are wonderful pain...  more »