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Beautiful Cathedral

Though named New, the Cathedral dates to the 17th century and is considered new as the Old one... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
thomasozbun
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Vicenza, Italy
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Biggest church in Brescia. Right in the middle of the piazza where everyone hangs out, especially... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Though named New, the Cathedral dates to the 17th century and is considered new as the Old one dates to much earlier. The inside was immense and full of light, with an incredible cupola and several art pieces around.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The visitor is truck by its scale - the height of its central dome draws one's eyes upward! But it still retains a sense of reverence and respect. The Palladio style pillars and plasterwork are impressive. I liked the huge holy water fronts inside the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Biggest church in Brescia. Right in the middle of the piazza where everyone hangs out, especially at night. Beside the older duomo or church.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Y8808JGdavidt
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This cathedral has the third largest dom in Italy. But inside is nothing interesting or breathtaking. The Duomo Vecchio (Old cathedral) is more interesting.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

We have been in Italy for two weeks now and have seen quite a few of these duomo. The interior is nice but I have seen nice artwork on the ceiling in other duomo. We like the special cross door handle at the entrance and...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Wander_Eyes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The singular feature of this cathedral must surely be the monument to Pope Paul VI, located in Brescia because that was where the pope-to-be was born in 1897. Standing dominantly on the left-hand side of the cathedral, the monument depicts the Pope in the act...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

This church is not amazing, the usual beautiful church that every city has. But if you are in Brescia, you should try visiting it, it is ok.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Diana I
Reviewed 18 January 2016

I have never seen a duomo with so little decoration inside, and I am still unsure why this is the case with the Duomo of Brescia. Duomos are almost always free and somewhat interesting, so I do recommend a visit, especially if you can see...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 4 September 2015

It's the biggest church in this beautiful city. Incredible that construction was begun in 1604 and was completed in 1825. It was closed unfortunatly when I visited it.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Sotiria09
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Another great knock-your-socks-off Cathedral. I preferred next door for the deeper spirituality that is much rarer.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Harold J
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