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Reviewed June 4, 2019

The ceiling was being renovated when we visited, so it was draped with a large net, but this did not obscure one's view. This is a beautiful cathedral, with magnificent mosaics, located in the Old Town of Ascoli Piceno.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 1, 2019

I have visited this church and it's fabulous crypt a number of times over the last fifty years and noticed the slow but consistent restoration work going on. On this visit we were treated to an invitation to join in prayer with Templars in the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 16, 2019

The Cathedral of Ascoli Piceno is an unexpected pleasure. It is a magnificent church with a wonderful surprise in the Crypt. The mosaics are absolutely wonderful. Do not miss visiting the Cathedral while in Ascoli Piceno.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

This church is big, medieval and feels very peaceful. It has all sorts of surprises from the beautiful mosaics on the ceiling at the back of the church and in the crypt to the extraordinary but simple cross in the side chapel.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

Visited last evening. Was surprised how late the churches stay open here or maybe it was because it was a feast day. In any event, it was lovely in the evening. The side altar is beautiful and the crypt was just totally unexpected. I was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful cathedral in the heart of Ascoli Piceno. Visited with my husband and was so engrossed with seeing all of the different parts to the Cathedral I actually managed to lose him!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

This historical church in the heart of downtown Ascoli, is dedicated to St. Emidio, the protector of Ascoli Piceno. It houses many beautiful antique artifacts including the crypts in the basement. Not to be missed!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

The cathedral is historic and beautiful, but the real stunner is the crypt of St Emidio downstairs. The modern mosaics are marvelous, and the story of St Emidio (the protector against earthquakes) is well portrayed.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

Beautiful cathedral located in Piazza Aringo. Legend has it that Ascoli is protected from earthquakes because of this saint. The Earthquakes in Italy a few years back did very little damage to this city, however surrounding towns were not spared. Well worth visiting this cathedral.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

We were impressed with the cathedral, wandering aimlessly when we saw a sign for the crypt. Not usually the crypt type we wandered down anyway to get away from a pushy group and we were stunned. While the mosaics are not old, they are no...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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The church is great ma not big.
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Yes is OK, but all Ascoli is Beautifully
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