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Piazza Arringo, 63100, Ascoli Piceno, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This historical church in the heart of downtown Ascoli, is dedicated to St. Emidio, the protector of Ascoli Piceno. It houses many beautiful antique artifacts including the crypts in the basement. Not to be missed!

Thank canadiana2017
Reviewed 11 June 2018

The cathedral is historic and beautiful, but the real stunner is the crypt of St Emidio downstairs. The modern mosaics are marvelous, and the story of St Emidio (the protector against earthquakes) is well portrayed.

Thank SteveBocc
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Beautiful cathedral located in Piazza Aringo. Legend has it that Ascoli is protected from earthquakes because of this saint. The Earthquakes in Italy a few years back did very little damage to this city, however surrounding towns were not spared. Well worth visiting this cathedral.

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We were impressed with the cathedral, wandering aimlessly when we saw a sign for the crypt. Not usually the crypt type we wandered down anyway to get away from a pushy group and we were stunned. While the mosaics are not old, they are no...More

Thank lovetotravelgreeley
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We were very fortunate to join a guided tour of this wonderful cathedral, built over three centuries in the medieval era.

Thank dtlibra
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

A beautiful and well kept church worth a visit. They are renovating the roof and its covered with a cloth. Don't miss the crypt and the amazing mosaics.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The cathedral is undergoing some restoration and they have cloth draped over the ceiling. It's a nice peaceful place not overrun by tourists despite its central location.

Thank Tangobangomango
Reviewed 20 June 2017

For me, it was a pilgrimage to my grandparent's church before leaving Italy, but it was as magnificent a church as I'd seen in the country.

Thank Leigh Anne C
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

If your in the area stop in and take a look. Still looks amazing considering how old it is. Also a down stairs area that you should go down and see.

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Located at Piazza Arringo, the first Piazza you face when you arrive from the train it inmediately gives you an idea of how beautiful this small town was in the past. Well kept beautiful church.

Thank 27Ruben27
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