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I was so struck with the contemporary front space that has been added to this historic place of worship. The combination of the traditional -- and gorgeous -- main part of the structure with the modern and light-filled front is just striking.
We did a random side trip to this barren city of Casale and found this magnificent Medieval cathedral. This town is more than difficult to navigate but this cathedral exudes the 1100's and numerous side chapels. Beware that it is closed from 12-3.
This important Romanesque-Lombard Cathedral (dedicated to Saint Evasius) was first consecrated in the 11th century A.D. It is the most ancient monument in the town of Casale Monferrato (situated on the Po river about 90 km from Torino).
Like other cathedrals in Piedmont it has...More
Parts of the Duomo are new and some of the restored parts give you an idea of how the church has evolved. There is some modern sculpting in the entrance that are worth a pause but I wouldn't beat a path just to see them....More
Enter through the narcolex and admire some beautiful stonework and the chapel of Saint Evasio which looks a bit like an 18th century ballroom with added reliquary. The ceiling above the altar is well worth the visit alone.
We had a tour given to us by one of the local ladies who was so proud of the Cathedral. We had a brief visit on our return from a restaurant on the evening before, so we definitely wanted to see it and have time...More