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Visit for the history

Mostly we visit churches in search of old frescoes or mosaics. The Duomo in Benevento has none of... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2018
Mmarymomm
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Pleasanton, California
Beautiful Cathedral in Benevento center

This is the major cathedral in Benevento-with a long history-unfortunately,it suffered damage... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2017
Jocat1944
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Bridgeport ct
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Piazza Orsini, 82100, Benevento, Italy
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

Mostly we visit churches in search of old frescoes or mosaics. The Duomo in Benevento has none of these. It was destroyed during World War II and then rebuilt. I looked up pictures of the destruction and it was sad with church officials standing among...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

This is the major cathedral in Benevento-with a long history-unfortunately,it suffered damage during WW 2 and it's front doors-which were very beautiful were lost.There was a referbishing of the church some years ago and it is quite an imposing space-Very high ceilings-Beautiful marble and mosiac...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2017

Bombed to destruction during WW2 completely rebuilt the only thing to survive were the steel doors. Though I'm not a religious person I was impressed with the place and it has easy access for everyone.

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Reviewed May 19, 2016

I have visited many modern cathedrals and this one must be one of the most successful. It is austere but well proportioned and noble. It has the typical basilica style. The double aisles with their monumental columns evoke San Paolo fuori le mura in Rome....More

1  Thank Steven M
Reviewed March 15, 2016

The cathedral, built in the 7th-8th century, was badly damaged by bombing during the Second World War and has been completely restructured. The facade still contains remnants of the original church and is worth a visit in itself; the interior is very modern and austere,...More

1  Thank frances_anderson
Reviewed July 11, 2015

Beautiful. The underground city is interesting. The history behind the building and the old roman artifacts in the church are very impressive. The mosaic trough out the church and the altar are beautiful.

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