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Basilica Cattedrale (Tempio Malatestiano)

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Address: Via Quattro Novembre 35, 47921, Rimini, Italy
Phone Number: 0541 51130
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5 minutes walk from the train station and very close to the center and the main attractions of Rimini.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Robert T
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Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

5 minutes walk from the train station and very close to the center and the main attractions of Rimini.

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Atlantic Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basilica Cattedrale (Tempio Malatestiano) has history including surviving wars, read up prior to going. Take time to view all the detail outside.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Rimini for a short holiday and had a chance to walk through the city and spend time at the beach. Loved our stay !!!

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Thank Imransiddiqui82
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

we were able to get to the square and and participate to the Sunday service in this very large and incredibly well lit cathedral, it might feel "empty" to the lovers of the Italian baroque, but it si gorgeous

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Thank Nolinice
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

This austere cathedral is a marvel of holy simplicity and should not be missed on a visit to Rimini. Of particular note is a fresco by Piero dell Francesca

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Bucharest, Romania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Beautiful. Be carefull to find the right time for the visit, meaning when it is open for public, not during the service. Worth seeing . Keepk quiet and enjoy the atmosphere

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

This unfinished Franciscan cathedral was built in the 13th C. but was reconstructed and enlarged in the Renaissance style by feudal ruler Sigismondo Malatesta between 1450-68 while the bell tower dates from the 16th C. The wide marble façade with large blind arcades on the sides was designed by famous architect Leon Battista Alberti and is decorated with sculptures while... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This cathedral is simply amazing as it has undergone transformations about 5 times and you do get the sense of different influences. It was initially built in the XIth c as a Benedictine Church than acquired by the Franciscans (XIIIth c) and probably went through its greatest transformation under Malatesta (XVth c).The architecture is impressive. Watch out for all the... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

The problem with Italy is that it has so many impressive churches as a consequence to us this was just a nice church.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

We visited Rimini without fully understanding the city's rich roman history. Make sure you visit the information centre.

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