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Cathedral of San Pietro

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Address: Via Borgo XX Giugno, 06100, Perugia, Italy
Phone Number: 075 337 53
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Founded in the 10th century and rebuilt in 1463, this grand Gothic...

Founded in the 10th century and rebuilt in 1463, this grand Gothic cathedral is a worthwhile stop when visiting Perugia.

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One of the most beautiful churches I have ever been to and it is for free. Every inch is painted and just so serene. There is a lovely little garde behind it which is part of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 28, 2015
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London, United Kingdom

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

One of the most beautiful churches I have ever been to and it is for free. Every inch is painted and just so serene. There is a lovely little garde behind it which is part of the college there.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

What a surprise this was! Richly decorated church, every inch of wall was painted! There weren't many visitors, so it was easy to look around. It was a nice walk a little out of the city as well with surrounding gardens.

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Thank Carey15
Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

This church has to be visited - great architecture, mixture of construction styles and beautiful interior. Already when you enter the yard you can enjoy the arcaded sidewalk and than the most beautiful church in Perugia.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

One of the oldest church in this town, with all the paintings and the golden elements saved from the wars and the plunders, with also a mystic garden on the back side.

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Thank Claudia S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

I loved this Basilica. I found it interesting and less visited than the other sites in Perugia. The Basilica from the outside doesn't seem as grand as the other Basilica's you would find in Italy. However, once inside, I found all the frescos, sculptures and paintings amazing. I'm not a huge art lover, but I couldn't help going over each... More 

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Maroochydore, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

What a stunning cathedral in the centre of town. It is lovely to visit all cathedrals where you are as they are all different. San Pietro is awe inspiring.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

So said by the Peruvians themselves, the church is really beautiful, the choir, the paintings, the ceiling, specially the painting over the entrance door, where from afar you can see the eyes of the devil looking at you! Amazing!

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Tortona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

St. Peter's Cathedral towers over the city its steeple. Located in an area of low passage being it slightly out from the city center but still within walking around for 20 minutes from anywhere in the old town. Beautiful church, perhaps one of the most beautiful in the city, of course as I have already pointed out its peculiarity is... More 

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Kenninghall
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

You MUST TAKE the Monorail from the car park opposite the football stadium. a most impressive way to approach Perugia Old City. At the final stop, you take 4 escalators and emerge on the hilltop, with breath-taking views all round. No parking problems here- they have ben sorted really well. The town squares are impressive, as is the Cathedral- worth... More 

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Varkaus, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

From the outside the inside of the rugged Cathedral of surprise. The decoration is fantastic and colorful.

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