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Cathedral of Volterra (Duomo)

Piazza San Giovanni, Volterra, Italy
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Ranked #5 of 19 attractions in Volterra
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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mialno
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

is nice building in heard of volterra.is absolutely for see it, There is volterra card which cost like 14 euro i thing and there are included all the sighseeing

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Lincolnshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

The duomo is full of beautiful paintings mostly dated about 1590 and by different artists, well worth time. Notice the alabaster windows - a local speciality perhaps. The interior is much grander than the plain exterior would suggest with stripey marble pillars.

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Vicenza, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The Cathedral was very well maintained, the artifacts are explained in many languages, There are areas to light candles and pray your troubles away

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York, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

This is one of the more modest cathedrals of Tuscany: but that means it is not full of tourists and preserves a calm that is often lost elsewhere.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

There are several cathedrals and churches in Tuscany, and even though the Volterra Duomo is impressive in its own way, it probably isn't one of the top 10 churches in the region. We found it to be a little simple. There are much better attractions to enjoy in Volterra, such as the Etruscan museum (recommended!), the roman theatre, or even... More

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lanex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Really nice town. This is a great Duomo for a provincial little town. It's not worth making the trip especially to see the Duomo but it's worth it if you're in Volterra for the day.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Very pretty, small Cathedral. As of all Cathedrals - make sure you are fully covered if you are wanting to go inside.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Really nice town. The entrance into the back on the Duomo from the main square could be easily missed. It's on the stripy building next to the town hall. Go out the back (which is actually the front door) and have a look inside te baptistry. It's not worth making the trip especially to see the Duomo alone but well... More

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Durham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

The Duomo is a wonderful place to visit-a time to escape from the hectic 21st Century life-for a few minutes anyway. Make sure you are wearing the correct dress - there is a clear code of dress in the entrance.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Volterra is an medieval Etruscan hill town in Tuscany. We've never heard about it before our holiday. We went there by our hired car and really enjoyed this little town. Those before Roman time streets, old walls and gates, great views and unique alabaster shops make Volterra very special tourist attraction. Cathedral of Volterra is one of the places in... More

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