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Cattedrale di Gerace

Via Duomo 20, 89040 Gerace, Italy
+39 0964 356323
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Stunningly impressive

My bias is that I found a small hilltop town very quaint, serene and educational. The different... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2015
Mypace
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Zurich, Switzerland
If you're in the area it's worth a visit.

Gerace Cathedral is unusual, stark and stoic inside and out. If you're in the area it's worth a... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2015
Gwen H
,
Tacoma, Washington
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Via Duomo 20, 89040 Gerace, Italy
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+39 0964 356323
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Reviewed September 24, 2015

My bias is that I found a small hilltop town very quaint, serene and educational. The different cultures that existed over the millennia have a distinct character that has been retained. As you come up the steps to the main cathedral, the moment you sight...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2015

Gerace Cathedral is unusual, stark and stoic inside and out. If you're in the area it's worth a visit.

Thank Gwen H
Reviewed June 20, 2015

One of the most beautiful villages in Italy. Spectacular see it from distanse and walk in the pittoresc stone streets. Fascinating!

1  Thank fioretto
Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

This Norman Cathadral still has Byzantine crypts. You enter at the lower level from the main piazza and walk directly into crypt chapels and reliquary. Then walk up the stairs onto the main church. It certainly takes your breath away. What seems a plain interior...More

Thank catherine s
Reviewed February 23, 2015

In this tiny hill-top village, there is a magnificent cathedral on a majestic scale, with noble Roman columns reused as the arcade in the nave. It is a most impressive building with an interesting Treasury (2euros to visit) too.

1  Thank Hortensia2013
Reviewed December 29, 2014

The cathedral looks lovely from the outside and the town itself ha wonderful panoramic views and arches through which the view can be seen. However being forced to pay to go into a church is not usual in Italy and is objectionable. I normally make...More

2  Thank Julie P
Reviewed September 24, 2014

Well worth a visit. The Norman cathedral is said to be the largest in Calabria but size was not the main attraction. Light and airy with delicate columns and arches in both the main cathedral and the crypt. The town itself had other interesting churches...More

1  Thank Alan R
Reviewed May 13, 2014

The cathedral is mostly interesting because of its age and unusual design. When in Gerace you have to see it if only because it is the most important building in the town.

1  Thank gourmet17
Reviewed December 8, 2013

A beautiful example of southern Italian Romanesque architecture. It is a large church which incorporates classical remains in its columns and capitals. The crypt includes a display of important possessions of the church.

1  Thank Clio47
Reviewed September 13, 2012

To find the words to express the the feeling of walking into the cathedral in Gerace is nearly impossible. A beautiful town perched on a mountaintop with an amazing view of the landscape and sea of Southern Italy. A stroll into the cathedral takes you...More

2  Thank mjs7246
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