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Address: Piazzale del Duomo, 60121, Ancona, Italy
Phone Number: +39 071 52688

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Explore Ancona and See The Cathedral of San Ciriaco with Byzantine, Romanesque and Gothic features.

Founded around 386 BC, Ancona is not a "tourist town", and this makes it a nice place to visit. It is a quick and easy drive from the center of Ancona to see the Cathedral of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Rome, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Founded around 386 BC, Ancona is not a "tourist town", and this makes it a nice place to visit. It is a quick and easy drive from the center of Ancona to see the Cathedral of San Ciriaco of Ancona, but if you prefer to walk, the approx. 1.7 KM uphill walk to the12th- to 13th-century Duomo can be a... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

The cathedral was closed the day I visited, so can't comment on the inside. Externally, it's attractive, great views, and worth the many steps to reach.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Worth a visit. The ceilings are beautiful and the view from the dome on the Adriatic sea is breathtaking.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

The cathedral in itself is nice, but the view ruins it all. You turn around and you see the ugly port...

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

I found this cathedral most interesting to visit. I would strongly advise going on a guided tour so that you don't miss out on any of the interesting information about the cathedral and its history. From its commanding position on a hill above the sea, one gets wonderful views.

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2015

The cathedral is located on top of a hill overlooking the port of Ancona. The building itself is Romanesque with a beautiful main entrance but the interior is not special. When going by foot, same implies rather steep walkways and multiple steps. There is parking facility next to the cathedral, be it limited.

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Ancona, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2015

A wonderful example of Romanesque (or Rmomanico) architecture. On a steep hill it dominates the coast offering a lovely view. Really remarkable and a must for visitors. The walk is steep, there is a bus service for locals.

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Eemnes, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful cathedrale. It's on top of the hills of ancona so you need to climb a bit but that's really worth it while next to the cathedrale you also have a beautiful view over the city.

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Lier, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2015

Great view over the city! Interior is nothing special but the exterior and the location make up for that!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2015

One of the best examples of a beautifully-preserved Romanesque cathedral to be found in Le Marche, sitting on a high promontory overlooking Ancona port. The stone and carving of the main door is particularly noteworthy and the interior proportions with the Venetian vaulted ceilins are exquisite.

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