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Cathedral of Volterra (Duomo)

Piazza San Giovanni, Volterra, Italy
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Ranked #5 of 20 Attractions in Volterra
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Middle Tennessee
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134 reviews 134 reviews
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is definitely worth visiting. The ceiling is beautiful and there is some very nice art work especially some of the paintings and sculptures of alabaster.

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Worth popping into if in Volterra, particularly because it's free entry. More impressive from outside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Very nice cathedral in perfect location. The nicest us the wooden ceiling and pisan black and white marble walls. I like the hidden entrance (exit) to the msin square as a shortcut.

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mialno
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 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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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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