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Address: Via Borgo XX Giugno, 06100 Perugia, Italy
Phone Number: 075 337 53
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Description: 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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The beautiful tower bell.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Tortona, Italy
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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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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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Nanaimo, Canada
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A Benedictine Abbey founded in the 10th c. The highlights include wonderful carvings in the Gothic wooden choir as well as a very beautiful painted, guilded ceiling. There are a large number of frescoes and paintings, all in a small space which can be seen in 30 to 45 minutes.

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Wichita, Kansas
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is a church you would not think to go into if you didn't have a guide. We had a great guide and went in for what I thought might be a time killer and turned out to be super. We followed a Monk in and then spent an hour in there fascinated by the story and the prolific artwork... More 

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Delft, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Certainly not my favorite church in Umbrie, but go there often for organ concerto's. Perugia has various other churches which are more beautiful than this stranges mixture of styles. Best is San Pietro.

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Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Perugia; definitely not a chocolate box pretty city but with a very interesting and impressive mediaeval heart. We walked up to the old Cathedral and saw Mary’s (the Virgin’s) wedding ring which according to the local myth changes colour depending on the character of the person wearing it. The Cathedral also has a painting of the Virgin Mary that allegedly... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Usa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Despite its semi-remote location, this church is well worth a visit. Wonderful history and art, ancient building.

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The architecture and paintings here are nice. But note that to get here, you need to walk. The route goes past the archaeological museum so you can drop in there

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

...Of our month-long travels through Italy. The choir itself is amazing - probably the best and most intricate we've ever seen - and there is so much more inside. A delightful time, very close to our hotel, the Signa....and if all of that weren't enough, a lovely flower-filled garden right next door.

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