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Sedile Dominova

Largo Dominova | At the corner of Via S. Cesareo and Via R. R. Giuliani, Sorrento, Italy
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Ranked #19 of 28 attractions in Sorrento
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Tyne & Wear UK
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Had chicken breast salad and potatoes l could've cooked better myself. my husband however had steak supposedly in pepper sauce...steak was of poor quality and sauce very poor. Did not enjoy this food at all

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Kernersville, North Carolina
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233 reviews 233 reviews
91 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

My husband and I just stumbled upon this area on our tour down Corso Italia, down to Piazzo Tasso and along Tasso Square. The colorful frescoes over the entrance way are gorgeous. I had read that some of the people of Sorrento would be sitting at the tables playings hands of cards, but no one was here that day...sorry to... More

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Lee, NH
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

For three hundred years, the noble families of Sorrento, and their descendents, have set up a presepe in the town seat, a building that dates back to the 1400's, the beginning of the town. The people are about 12 inches tall and although there is a manger scene , it is actually dwarved by the mountain and village scenes contained... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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426 reviews 426 reviews
228 attraction reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Situated in the small back streets known as the "Drains", the entrance dome has a nice fresco but today when we called the gate was locked so could not get in, on other visits we have seen Sorrento pensioners sat about chatting or playing draughs or chess in the foyer, will go back later in our holiday to try and... More

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Fiumicello - Santa Venere, Italy
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58 reviews 58 reviews
13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Easy to walk right by, but do take a minute and read the multi language legend that describes what used to be the meeting place of the aristocrats to discuss politics and religion and is now a workers meeting place. Right in the heart of the twisting winding cobblestone streets filled with the tourist shops!

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Beenleigh
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145 reviews 145 reviews
100 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We discovered this place whilst walking down the laneway to our accommodation. We were very impressed with the entrance foyer with its colourful frescoes. It was being used that day by choral singers so we could not get a good look inside. Good photo opportunity.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

It's a unique place, you have to see it, we had the opportunity to admire the Nativity (it was packed) during XMas week... just a dream

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Warwickshire
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Another of the sights worth taking in as you wander round Sorrento. The perspective work took me in at first glance before I realised I couldn't be looking at what I thought I was. The other thing that tickled me was that it used to be a meeting place for the nobles to discuss city affairs, now it's a workers... More

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Sanger, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2008

This is where the men of the area use to sit down and discuss politics and religion back in Sorrento's heyday- 400 years ago. The building is 16th-century, but it appears to be still used by the old men of the area to just sit and talk. The Sedile is not out-of-the-way, so you'll pass by it on your way... More

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