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Taranto Catherdral - Duomo of San Cataldo

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Worth visiting for the floor mosaics and chapel ceiling painting!

I loved the original floor mosaics which are in excellent condition. There is also a chapel on the... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2018
indtravhelp
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Very beautifull

More beautiful inside of the cathedral,i liked it so much.It is located easily to find and has... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2018
tamunaqajaia
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Tbilisi, Georgia
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Piazza Duomo | Centro storico di Taranto, Taranto, Italy
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Reviewed November 14, 2013

Although when compared with other Apulian Cathedrals and churces, San Cataldo does not look like to be as pretty as the one in Trani, Lecce, Martina Franca, etc, this church as thousands years of history which are completely revelaled only when you get into it....More

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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

I loved the original floor mosaics which are in excellent condition. There is also a chapel on the right-hand side of the main altar that is worth looking at. The ceiling painting is incredible, and the walls and altar in that chapel are ornate.

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Reviewed May 25, 2018

More beautiful inside of the cathedral,i liked it so much.It is located easily to find and has beautiful frescos.

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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Went here with work and was just awsome, taranto is a great place with pukka scenery will be back, great food great decor, and very welcoming people

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Not as impressive as some of the Italian Duomo scattered throughout this magnificent country - but nevertheless one can only be struck by both the architecture and the historical Mosaics obviously unearthed. The cathedral should be visited when in Taranto and also a good place...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

The church is very old and built with pieces of even older ancient construction parts. Colums from old temples are pillars of the main hall, all in different colour and material. The mosaic covering walls are with thousands of small pieces of different stones. Large...More

1  Thank 241erikw
Reviewed January 26, 2018

The cathedral of San Cataldo is located in the center of the atmospheric but decrepit Old City. The exterior is baroque, but the interior reflects its Romanesque origins in the late llth century. The nave and aisles are separated by what must be ancient Roman...More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed January 5, 2018

We have visited sooooo many churches during our years in Europe. Nevertheless, the side back chapel on the right side is a rare experience. The intricate designs with outstandingly colorful marbles is unique and absolutely worthwhile to observe. If you are anywhere near Taranto, be...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2017

Small but beautiful chapel and the paintings in the Internal Duomo are a beauty. An attraction you can't leave Taranto without visiting.

1  Thank FredBueno
Reviewed June 30, 2017

The cathedral, dating back to the 11th century, is somewhat unassuming from the outside – the exterior is not that remarkable and because it is enclosed by the fairly close-knit buildings of the borgo antico it’s difficult to step back and get an overall impression....More

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Reviewed June 15, 2017

I read up on Trip Advisor about this area so knew this cathedral had to be seen. Not to be missed is the chapel at the back with the painted ceiling. The walls and ceiling are breathtaking and I didn't expect it to be so...More

Thank Sue P
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