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Cattedrale di Sant'Emidio

Piazza Arringo, Ascoli Piceno, Italy
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites
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England
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Thanks to others recommendations, we sought out the Duomo on our short visit to Ascoli Piceno. The mosaics in the crypt were well worth seeing.

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Cugnoli, Italy
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67 reviews 67 reviews
40 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

If you are in Ascoli Piceno you cannot miss a visit to this beautiful Cathedral. Make sure you go down to see the Crypt, you can't really describe the beauty of it, you have to see for yourself.

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Oss, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is a nice, well maintained Duomo that certainly is worth the visit when you are in Ascoli.The well lit crypte is the nicest part to visit where you can experience a mystical feeling.

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turnerjs08
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I absolutely love this church, with its blue ceiling and paintings, great for a visit, religious or not

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Rome, Italy
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We visited the Duomo during Carnival time in Italy. I did not expect it to be so beautiful inside. The ceiling is lovely. The statue located below is also very nice. We were told that the Duomo was built on an old Roman temple hence the reason for the downstairs. You can still see the old roman passageways near the... More

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Astana, Kazakhstan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

This is a "not to be missed" stop on your tour of the Marche. Beautiful open square, great museum, many cafes and wonderful views from the outdoor seating areas. It is quaint, yet you can see how easy it would be to live there and enjoy the surroundings -beaches-antiquities and still feel like you have all the modern necessities we... More

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Chamonix, France
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222 reviews 222 reviews
73 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

The Duomo is very beautiful outside,but you'll never imagine what you'll find inside.....a wonderfully decorated blue ceiling and don't miss to visit the crypt which has finely carved columns ,mosaics and a statue.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

The cathedral seems to have new, or newly restored, large mosaics which are fantastic and worth a visit. The crypt is also interesting - well lit so you can see how extensive it is.

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Milan, Italy
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62 reviews 62 reviews
9 attraction reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

At the Baptistery next to the Duomo you can reserve a guided tour. The guide was very good and patient and really liked his job and sharing his knowledge. And told us so many interesting things about the churches in Ascoli Piceno. We adults learned a lot. Our children liked his tale, which they too could appreciate. If you visit... More

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Bloomfield Hills, MIchigan
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70 reviews 70 reviews
38 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

The highlight of this church is the magnificent polyptych by Carlo Crivelli in one of the side chapels. An absolute must see if you visit this town!

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