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Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta

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Piazza Duomo, Melfi Italy
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Private guide Melfi: an amazing walk through so many cultures from 11th century
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Private guide Melfi: an amazing walk through so many cultures from 11th century

The tour of Melfi, with a licensed guide, starts from the castle, certainly one of the most important Italian medieval castles. The castle is surrounded by ten towers, of which seven have a rectangular plan and three with a pentagonal plan. <br><br>The visit starts from the sarcophagus of Rapolla marble from the 2nd century. A.C., a tomb so called because found in the surroundings of the small town that is 7 km from Melfi, with relief decoration, referable to the workshops of Asia. <br><br>The tour continues in the national archaeological museum "Massimo Pallottino". You will see funerary objects of VII-III century. a.C., daunie ceramics with geometric decoration, bronze armors, precious ornaments in silver, gold and amber, and bronze vases of both Greek and Etruscan production.<br><br>The tour continues with the visit of the village and the Cathedral of the eleventh century dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta. Inside you will visit the Baroque wooden furniture collection, the bishop's chair and the pulpit
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Rita B wrote a review Jun 2018
Torrington, Connecticut80 contributions34 helpful votes
Wonderful church near the archives (where I did some genealogy research). I even saw the inside of the church and baptisnal font where 3X great grandfather was baptised!!
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Date of experience: May 2018
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