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Cattedrale di San Pietro Apostolo

Viale Cesare Battisti, 31100 Treviso, Italy
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Ranked #19 of 105 Attractions in Treviso
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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Nelson, New Zealand
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We visited this church and enjoyed the crypt experience. Entered via stairs to the right of the main altar, the crypt is dark and mysterious. Bishops sarcophagi are down here as well as two chapels. The re mantas of ancient frescoes decorate the pillars supporting the vaulted ceiling. The highlight of the cathedral is the fresco decorating the chapel to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This imposing building is worth a visit. It has seven domes of various sizes although it is difficult to see them all from outside. There are the usual paintings and statues and you can visit the crypt - 50c if you want the lights on! The crypt is used for services and has the tombs of numerous bishops and a... More

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Cebu City, Philippines
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Appreciated the structural design as it reminds me of the faith manifested by the Apostle Peter towards his Teacher & Master, Jesus Christ.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Having a little free time I walked arounf=d the small city centre of Treviso. This is well wortyh seeing, typical catholic high church with some wonderful paintings, statues and frescos. Really enjoyed looking around. But in the crypt got a litte frightened when the lights suddenly went out. Thought they were closing and thought I was going to get locked... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

The cathedral received a standard 18th century makeover. To really soak up the spirit of the place, you need to descend into the 10th-11th century crypt. Spare, pared down to a minimalist space, the crypt repays a few minutes of silent contemplation away from the hurly-burly above.

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