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We almost missed this. We were walking along Corso Italia, I believe, where this large white marble... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
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Interesting church and again so beautifully decorated. Lots of very similar buildings in the town... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2018
MalcH
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

We almost missed this. We were walking along Corso Italia, I believe, where this large white marble (or stone) building yielded a very large old wooden door. My husband opened it and we were shocked to glimpse the interior of a gorgeous church. It was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Interesting church and again so beautifully decorated. Lots of very similar buildings in the town but still worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MalcH
Reviewed May 28, 2018

In part dating from the 15th century, but much altered since. On the outside there is a three-tiered bell tower with a large majolica clock at the top. Inside there is an impressive painted ceiling, a striking bishop's throne dating to 1573 and beautiful wooden...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

This Duomo, dedicated to the Saints Philip and James has a simple Romanesque exterior. It's interior is much more ornate with a beautiful painted ceiling and several interesting features. The highlight for me was the large, intricate nativity scene which incorporated a scene of everyday...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jo_fr_Edmonton
Reviewed September 4, 2017

The Duomo dei San Filippo e Giacomo is quite an interesting church. It dates from around the 11th century, but has had a few facelifts since then. In fact it's rather simple when viewed from the outside and almost unimpressive. However once inside you sure...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed July 5, 2017

When I first saw this cathedral, originally built in the 11th century and rebuilt in the 15th century, I was unimpressed. Its simple Romanesque exterior lacks any kind of "wow" factor and the cramped location fails to beckon. The church stands behind a fence, wedged...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Rumples
Reviewed May 18, 2017

This is a beautiful Catherdral very ornate but very peaceful so much to look at and a perfect place to contemplate, a must if you visit Sorrento

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Bracken777
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Good church to visit rebuilt in 15th century. Ornate with stunning altars & ceilings. Don't miss the INTARSIA on the front entrance[turn around when you come in the .door]. This is a special craft famous in Sorrento. Another door half way on the right side....More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

There is a very beautiful cathdral at the center of Sorrento - nice atmosphere quiet and full of works of art.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank IrenaR474
Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

An interesting if unspectacular church with a beautiful nativity model. There is also an altar and a statue outside dedicated to John Paul II.

Date of experience: November 2015
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