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Cattedrale San Ciriaco

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Address: Piazzale del Duomo, 60121, Ancona, Italy
Phone Number: + 39 071 52688
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Worth a visit. The ceilings are beautiful and the view from the dome on the Adriatic sea is breathtaking.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 stars 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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Thank InspectorFoodie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful basilica, surprised and impressed that some of the structure, mosaics & perimeter dates back to 12th Century. Very challenging to get to, but worth the high-incline walk to the top of the hill. It's the highest structure in Ancona. Notice the set of Red Lions at the portal.

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Corona del Mar, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We were fortunate to be here for a Thursday before Easter service and it was great. As you can tell we are not Catholic But it was wonderful.

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