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Less ornamentation, and fewer statues, than expected

Given its place in church history as a venue for at least one of the several Councils of Trent, I... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
PJandSJ
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Matlock, United Kingdom
dark but majestic, with a surprise

I have been there some times. Every time it surprises me because it's so huge (for a small town, I... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
nymdespana
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Trento, Italia
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The Early Christian basilica of Saint Vigilius was built outside the city walls presumably around the end of the fourth century. The structure’s original purpose was as a burial place for the missionaries in Anaunia Sisinius, Martyrius, and...more
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All reviews beautiful cathedral original church romanesque style worth a visit altar remains interior duomo
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Given its place in church history as a venue for at least one of the several Councils of Trent, I anticipated that this cathedral might be very ornate indeed, with lots of religious statues (perhaps I was unduly influenced by recent visits to churches in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

I have been there some times. Every time it surprises me because it's so huge (for a small town, I mean) and so dark. It is quite different from most Italian churches. It is romanesque style, and you can see it in every corner. Inside,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

The Duomo is interesting but, as of writing, in the process of being renovated inside. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

The unusually shaped tower top and stonework grab your attention before you even set foot inside. The frescoes and high altar really make it a special place. Despite the ongoing construction work, this is a really beautiful cathedral. Try one of the 2 euro machines...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

Interior of cathedral is very nice. But Not so terribly ornate as some larger ones in Italy, but very old and well maintained. We really enjoyed the foundation of the cathedral where the original church was built and where a crypt for church leaders is...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

This is in the central square. I just happened to be in Trento on a Sunday. So I stopped by for a little Sunday service and was amazed by the rich history it holds.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

It's an impressive Pisan Romanesque building and the information outside made it sound really interesting. Unfortunately, what the notices did not say is that closed for lunch at 12, and by asking around we found it would not open till 2 p.m. I know this...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 24, 2017

This is romanesque-baroque church, interesting (if spartan) both inside and outside. Part of the gorgeous Piazza Duomo.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

As of April 2017, half of the interior was under scaffolding. Note this does not include the centerpiece at the front which is a replica of the same at the Vatican.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

It's a beautiful romanesque-baroque cathedral, full of history, precious frescos, a monumental altar. Free guided-tours are available and very interesting. I loved it very much.

Date of experience: December 2016
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