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Cathedral San Romolo

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Address: Piazza Mino, 50014 Fiesole, Italy
Description: Dating back to the 11th century, the duomo of San Romolo has a Romanesque...
Dating back to the 11th century, the duomo of San Romolo has a Romanesque interior and a massive bell tower.
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Nice calm contrast to Italy's Baroque churches

This is not one of the world's greatest cathedrals but it makes a gentle contrast to so many over decorated Italian churches. It is shady, cool and simply decorated with a great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This is not one of the world's greatest cathedrals but it makes a gentle contrast to so many over decorated Italian churches. It is shady, cool and simply decorated with a great tower. Well worth a half hour of your time.

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is a very nice cathedral. Lots of great art and a special type wich is quite special. I really recommend this cathedral. It gives a very special feeling to enter. Special in the sense that you can go around also behind the alter. Lovely

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Cover your head and your shoulders as you will feel the chill of this dark, large church. Smell the ancient stones' rememberance of past services. I was inside one hot August afternoon - alone. No one else inside and it was spooky. Bright sunlight in the Piazza. Cool darkness inside the church. They ask that you do not take pictures... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

The cathedral doesn't look very old, but it's belongs to the 13th century. Probably it has a good renovation. Worth the visit because of not so common construction with the presbytery and charming interior of the real Romanesque church. The building seens to be too big for today's Fiesole. Being a popular touristic attraction the cathedral saves the "homely" atmosphere... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

Cathedral is a little gloomy, but worth a look. Opposite the bus stop and not too far to walk. The views outside are what visitors come to this small town for.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

San Romolo di Fiesole (the Cathedral of Saint Romulus) is a quiet cathedral in Fiesole. The church itself is very spartan with limited adornment, but is a view into how the majority of Italians practiced their religion over 1000 years.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

Wonderful sense of history and a peaceful ambience. This is a space where you can sit and reflect, without distractions.

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Address: Piazza Mino, 50014 Fiesole, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Fiesole

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