We were very fortunate to join a guided tour of this wonderful cathedral, built over three centuries in the medieval era.
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The cathedral is undergoing some restoration and they have cloth draped over the ceiling. It's a nice peaceful place not overrun by tourists despite its central location.
For me, it was a pilgrimage to my grandparent's church before leaving Italy, but it was as magnificent a church as I'd seen in the country.
Located at Piazza Arringo, the first Piazza you face when you arrive from the train it inmediately gives you an idea of how beautiful this small town was in the past. Well kept beautiful church.
The exterior of this building is stunning, built of white travertine but is best seen at night when it's features are finely defined. This is a lovely cathedral with some fine interior decoration and some superb mosaics.
a very beautiful church with an amazing crypt underneath. when visiting take also a picture of yourself or your mate sitting on one of the chairs in the marmer wall, next to the central door!
Ordinarily, after a while one church can feel much like another for me, but this was different and really interesting. Don't miss the crypt.
I believe this building is from the 12th century. It is in great shape and offers some great pictures from the outside. But the inside is truly beautiful to behold. Amazing paintings, wonderful lighting and a beautiful dome complete the cathedral. Worth a visit whether...More