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Via del Duomo 1, 55051, Barga, Italy
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All reviews worth the climb beautiful church stunning views highest point surrounding mountains old town few minutes worth a visit small town next door narrow streets interesting features cool down hill town duomo pulpit interior
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Once you figure out how to turn the lights on the church was beautiful inside. It requires a 1 euro coin to turn on the lights BUT it is well worth it.

Thank docbob0707
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The old part of Barga is rather depressing with many of the houses unused and in a poor state . On a fine October day there were hardly any people about and the few cafes and shops were shut. I agree the views when you...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We went up early in the morning (for us, 10am) and nobody was around. Nice church inside and beautiful views of Barga and the surrounding hilltops. Well worth a short walk here.

Thank Dashtastic
Reviewed August 26, 2018

This rather austere building sits at the top of the lovely little town of Barga, more like a fortress than a church. The views are amazing, and the duomo itself is ancient and well preserved, with some interesting features including carved lion heads and extensive...More

Thank LokiLab
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Well worth the climb to see the impressive views in all directions. Church itself is pleasant but interior not as interesting as others in Italy.

Thank Roskers
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Barga Cathedral dates from the year 998 AD and in keeping with rural architecture of that time it is quite austere with few windows or decorative elements except the stonework around the entrance door and the carved stone pulpit. It is well worth the walk...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2018

Well worth the visit, very peaceful church with amazing views. Bit of a climb, but done slowly, while admiring the views Is doable.

Thank periwinkleMarlow_UK
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

We parked the car near the hospital and walked up to the cathedral. We were lucky because there were no people and the view was absolutely stunning. It’s pretty unbelievable that it was built in 10th century. Walking down through those small streets of Barga...More

Thank DanZeng
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

A nice Dome to cool down in, interesting pictures and beautiful architecture. Worth visiting if you are in Barga.

Thank kittykat014
Reviewed May 30, 2018

Interior is impressive, but the view of the countryside is most memorable. Around 7:00 am In May, the valley is slowly waking up and you can hear the occasional bird or dog on the other side of the valley maybe 2 km away. A sign...More

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Please do not date the priests. They are men of God with a vow of celibacy.
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