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Cathedral of Volterra (Duomo)

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Address: Piazza San Giovanni, Volterra, Italy

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Small but nicely laid out, located centrally in a small yet quaint piazza. Definitely worth it, and they are restoring it further

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Small but nicely laid out, located centrally in a small yet quaint piazza. Definitely worth it, and they are restoring it further

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The cathedral is dark, but specific paintings are well illuminated, and the wooden altar group is not to be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

We visited Volterra on a recommendation of a friend. As far as the village is concerned perched high on a hill, we believe we have seen better. However, we visited the Duamo and were blown away. The Cathedral was very impressive. There were no crowds and you could spend time taking in the ornate ceiling and crisp frescos that ring... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Dedicated to the holy Mary, built in the 12th century, it is a great blend of medieval and Renaissance style - a feel of eternity and peacefulness !

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

the cathedral looks as if it was not finished, as the front is not covered by marble, the inside is very modest

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Champaign, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Very old and beautiful church done up in the Siennese style..attached to the back of the Palazzo Priori so that the Priori could still have service while being on lock down within the Palazzo Priori.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The Cathedral of Volterra is located on the Piazza San Giovanni near the center of Volterra. It is located next to the Volterra Baptistery which is also on the same Piazza. Volterra is located about 45 miles southwest of Florence and about 20 miles west of San Gimignano. The Cathedral was built in the 12th century after an earthquake destroyed... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The Duomo of every Italian city is worth visiting. We loved this one! The art work along with the beautiful views made it all worthwhile.

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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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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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Address: Piazza San Giovanni, Volterra, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra

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