We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
How many golden candlesticks, does one Cathedral need?

Answer: too many to count. I was amazed by the ornate artistry in this cathedral, including many... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
mouseHerts
,
Herts
Worth looking inside

I tend not to going inside many Churches, but I was glad I entered this one. The Paintings on the... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
Andy C
,
Inverness, United Kingdom
Read all 459 reviews
263
All photos (263)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
24°
15°
Sep
21°
12°
Oct
16°
Nov
Contact
Via Santa Maria della Pieta' 44, 80067, Sorrento, Italy
Website
+39 081 878 2248
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Sorrento
from US$83.70
More Info
from US$81.30
More Info
from US$163.80
More Info
from US$113.60
More Info
Reviews (459)
There are newer reviews for Cattedrale di Sorrento
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
220 results
Traveller rating
126
81
13
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
126
81
13
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsnativity scenebeautiful cathedralworth a visitinlaid woodbell towerromanesque stylepretty cathedralside chapelsbehind glasspainted ceilingbusy townthe main streetpaintingsaltarmasschoircorso
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
21 - 30 of 220 reviews
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Answer: too many to count. I was amazed by the ornate artistry in this cathedral, including many golden candlesticks, inlaid wood and various types of pictures. The large diorama of the nativity scene in Sorrento, fairly takes your breath away.

Thank mouseHerts
Reviewed 17 April 2018

I tend not to going inside many Churches, but I was glad I entered this one. The Paintings on the ceiling are very impressive, along with the wood inlaid panels depicting the stations of the cross

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 10 December 2017

definitely go here if you're in sorrento. very relaxing and peaceful inside. so much art and a spectacular mosaic of the face of jesus on a side wall as you walk in by the last pew. very easy to miss this hanging.

1  Thank lolo c
Reviewed 15 November 2017

The Sorrento Cathedral (Duomo), dedicated to the Saints Philip and James, has a simple exterior. It's interior is much more ornate with a beautiful painted ceiling and several interesting features. The highlight for me was the large, intricate nativity scene which incorporated a scene of...More

1  Thank Jo_fr_Edmonton
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

The cathedral doesn't look very exciting from the outside but it is quite beautiful inside. Lovely marble columns along the nave supporting a spectacular painted ceiling. Just inside the main entrance is a nativity scene behind glass in the Neapolitan tradition. There are also toilets...More

Thank Sally F
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This rather unheralded cathedral was a pleasant surprise. We arrived just as a christening ceremony was ending, a ritual that had been taking for centuries even before Sorrento's great Renaissance poet Tasso was baptized here. It was great to see it as a working church,...More

1  Thank john8tea
Reviewed 25 October 2017

very impressive for a small town. has a magnificent set of ceiling frescos over the main aisle which is lined by decorated arches

Thank tednakhle
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Situated in the centre of town you could easily walk by this place. It is a beautiful building both day and night when it is floodlit. Serene inside. Worth a visit.

Thank GlasGal549
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The main Cathedral of Sorrento is a manificent church with beautiful interior decoration as one expects in Italy. It has numerous side alters to various Saints.

Thank mikedonohue
Reviewed 14 October 2017

A busy Cathedral with quite often either a marriage or funeral taking place. The decorations for marriages are magnificent. The church itself holds many interesting items and as it is on the main road through town a must to drop in and see.

Thank Brian440
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 101 hotels in Sorrento
Palazzo Tasso
714 reviews
.03 km away
Astoria Hotel
296 reviews
.07 km away
Maison Tofani
1,118 reviews
.11 km away
Hotel Mignon
563 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 316 restaurants in Sorrento
Kebab Ciampa
973 reviews
.07 km away
Frankie's Bar Pizzeria
332 reviews
.12 km away
Raki
1,827 reviews
.08 km away
Da Lucariello
339 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 327 attractions in Sorrento
Limonoro
215 reviews
.10 km away
Duomo dei San Filippo e Giacomo
71 reviews
.03 km away
Sedile Dominova
109 reviews
.09 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
lizzard122018
5 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Rose2323 | Reviewed this property |
The Mass times are printed and located on the door to the Cathedral facing the Main Street. Mass is held each morning around 9am - not 100% sure of the exact time, but I was in the Cathedral early one morning and a... More
0
Votes