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Cattedrale di San Lorenzo

Piazza San Lorenzo 10, 01100, Viterbo, Italy
+39 0761 304008
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Romanesque elegance on Piazza San Lorenzo

Wandering around Viterbo it would seem all the streets lead to the Cathedral of Viterbo judging by... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
kpiddy
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Brisbane, Australia
Beautiful Cathedral in Viterbro

As you come to square, the front of the church doesn't tell much about it, looking small. Doors... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
mWrite
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Helsinki, Finland
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“bell tower” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza San Lorenzo 10, 01100, Viterbo, Italy
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+39 0761 304008
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wandering around Viterbo it would seem all the streets lead to the Cathedral of Viterbo judging by the foot traffic. This Romanesque church overlooks Piazza San Lorenzo as does the Palazzo dei Papi and the museum of the Duomo, major draw cards of Viterbo. Interesting...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

As you come to square, the front of the church doesn't tell much about it, looking small. Doors already give indication, that it might be something spectacular. You step in and see that it is bigger than expected, but same time very plain. Smaller side...More

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Reviewed December 3, 2017

12th century Romanesque interior, Renaissance rebuild in 1570's. The bell tower is from 1369. What more do you need to know to want to go and visit this incredible church? Inside there is a baptismal font from 1470 built by Frencesco d'Ancona. There's a fresco...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2017

The cathedral is a gem, especially if you like the simple yet elegant Romanesque architecture. Don't miss the beautiful stone floors.

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Reviewed June 17, 2017

We went on the tour & were given english documents to be able to keep up . Quite a few room off /out of the cathedral to see that you could not see unless you went on the tour so it was very worthwhile especially...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2016

We also saw the papal palace and museum. Our guide did not speak good English. We were given a written tour to follow so The 18 Euro icket seemed a little pricey for the tour.

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Reviewed September 27, 2016

The Duomo stands on the same site as a temple, dedicated to Hercules once stood, fragments of marble with inscriptions have been found to support this theory. A 9th century church also was located here. Cattedrale di San Lorenzo was built 12th century and was...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2016

Although not as impressive as some other cathedrals in Italy - still a magnificent building with papal history and worth a visit.

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Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Impressive statement of papal authority in a fine square in a lovely quarter of town. Decent-sized congregation of a Sunday morning, with over-the-top wedding to follow.

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Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

The cathedral is free to enter, and is remarkable for it history, simplicity and the quality of the renovation after receiving a direct hit from a bomb in 1944. The tour (in Italian with an English handout) provides access to two more rooms: the choir...More

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