We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cattedrale di Asti Santa Maria Assunta

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Share
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
237
All photos (237)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good39%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“my favorite”(2 reviews)
“virgin mary”(2 reviews)
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
45°
38°
Nov
39°
32°
Dec
38°
31°
Jan
Contact
Piazza Cattedrale, Asti, Italy
Website
+39 0141 419908
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Asti
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 20, 2014

This is a very interesting church with lots of history. It stores many of the ancient versions of the banners of the Palio's of each year. It has some wonderful frescos and is a very active church that is a pleasant place to take rest.

1  Thank HiddenCaviar
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 7, 2013

We visited on a Sunday, not the best idea possibly as there was a full service in progress and we couldn't go in. We did sit in the piazza outside the cathedral for a while and listen to the music coming from inside and try...More

2  Thank WitchyYork
Reviews (263)
Filter reviews
23 results
Traveler rating
13
6
3
1
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
13
6
3
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews take your time my favorite virgin mary every inch gothic cathedral ceiling beauty columns walls heaven towns century style
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 23 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cathedral in Asti is the largest gothic church in Piemonte. Build on the ruins of an ancient Roman building (you can still see the mosaic under the altar) it is a typical example of Gotico Piemontese style with red bricks and white sandstone (also...More

Thank Nicola P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Consecrated in 1095, the current edifice stands at the site for several earlier churches, probably dating back to the 5th century. The earliest was built on the tomb of St. Secundus of Asti, and part of the original construction survives as the Church of St....More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every inch of this cathedral is covered with fresco. It is wall to wall baroque. You enter under the watchful eye of a woman's sculptured head - very curious and I'm not sure if anyone knows who she was. As churches go, this was not...More

1  Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Italian towns have lots of lovely old churches and this is no exception. There are lots of old paintings to see in this old cathedral. It is worth a visit while in town.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Walking into churches in Italy is always a surprise, you never know what level of beauty lay behind the small wood door. I briefly pulled off to see Asti while driving through and this church was stunning. There was a lovely scent of incense that...More

Thank Nicuzza_12
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

The cathedral is a must see in Asti. Once you go inside you will be overloaded with the intense plethora of paintings on the walls and the ceiling. Make sure to take your time looking at them. The indentation with the painting of heaven on...More

Thank stefgeo425
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

As Italy is practically a "living museum", it is easy to find great art even in the smallest towns & churches! The great Gothic cathedral is one of the largest in Piemonte and it's an spectacular master piece that took from the 4th century through...More

Thank Ana C
Reviewed April 30, 2017

since this is close to the office i see this cathedral frequently. there is parking but it is subscription. take a tour around the adjoining streets to see historic Asti. waling is preferred in this part of town as the streets are narrow with many...More

Thank Cynthia U
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Frankly, if you are after the romanesque beauty skip this. It shuts from 12 to 3 and was not worth waiting for. A highly overpainted interior and not much else of beauty. Some nice buildings nearby, and a crypt open on Wednesdays. This was not...More

Thank GCW56
Reviewed March 20, 2017

The painting of the walls and ceilings is quite incredible, it is like the interior of the whole building is a canvas.

Thank ezape
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 nearby hotels
Hotel Castello
139 reviews
.27 miles away
Hotel Palio
107 reviews
.50 miles away
Hotel Rainero
50 reviews
.50 miles away
Hotel Aleramo
169 reviews
.51 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 361 nearby restaurants
Osteria del Diavolo
378 reviews
.21 miles away
Taste Vin
550 reviews
.14 miles away
Gelateria il Muretto
57 reviews
.21 miles away
La Vecchia Carrozza
192 reviews
.17 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 117 nearby attractions
Palazzo Mazzetti / Museo e Pinacoteca Civica
226 reviews
.18 miles away
Cripta di Sant'Anastasio e Museo Lapidario
112 reviews
.17 miles away
Museo Paleontologico Territoriale dell'Astigiano
61 reviews
.12 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cattedrale di Asti Santa Maria Assunta staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines