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Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta

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Beautiful facade!

I love visiting churches and this one was unique because of the design of its front façade. It was... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2016
1parislover
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Chesterfield, Virginia
An interestingly beautiful place

Like many churches and cathedrals across Europe it is a lovely place to visit, well set up for... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2016
Martin D
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Durham, United Kingdom
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17 Sep 2017
“Take the tour!!!!”
20 Sep 2016
“Fascinating cathedral with variety of old and more recent”
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Piazza Papa Giovanni Xxiii, 1, 11100, Aosta, Italy
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

So many reviewers must not have taken the tour, or they'd have mentioned it. The tour is fantastic. It includes viewing the church treasures (some from 400 AD and then climbing into the attic to view frescoes that were painted in 1050AD. These are some...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank lou N
Reviewed September 20, 2016

The juxtaposition of the old cathedral with more recent additions is fascinating. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 21, 2016

I love visiting churches and this one was unique because of the design of its front façade. It was also lovely inside and there seemed to be no restriction against flash photography.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank 1parislover
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

This a small cathedral, however, inside, there's a lot of precious items, paints, relics, altars, and so on. The ceiling is beautifully paint as a truly Italian church.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 29, 2016

Aosta is truly remarkable! Overall, it amazed me how well antiquity combines with modern day life. The Cathedral has such a long history. Its origins lie in early Christianity, with Romanesque and Gothic additions over time. I love the west end which is still adorned...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed July 5, 2016

After visiting the underground area we waltzed into the church for a quick photo opportunity. We stayed long enough to soak in some of its beauty and ended up finding there old and original underground chapel room. It is located near the back of the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Ed-IdealJourney
Reviewed June 2, 2016

I'm sure I could rate this more highly had we been able to go in, but having arrived at 1.30 we found it was shut for lunch (like most other places) from 12 -3. They are missing out on lots of tourism here. We had...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed May 15, 2016

Peaceful, beautiful Catholic church - the cathedral of Aosta. Don't miss the frescoes, peacefulness, and beauty

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed May 1, 2016

Like many churches and cathedrals across Europe it is a lovely place to visit, well set up for tourists but not too busy. Some interesting history and well worth a visit if you are passing.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Martin D
Reviewed December 18, 2015

.. but a remarkable floor with an ancient mosaic very well preserved. Few piece of paintings. Better externally, especially the big central door, "Porta della Misericordia".

Date of experience: December 2015
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