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My wife and I had a short stop off in Marina di Carrara whilst on a TUI cruiser and enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David S
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Cararra's Highlight.

The Carrara Cathedral dates back to the 11th century, nearly all of the exterior is covered by... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Paul B
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had a short stop off in Marina di Carrara whilst on a TUI cruiser and enjoyed the visit. The cathedral was beautiful, with a wonderful use of its famous marble. Totally open, the inner is amazing, tranquil and touching in serenity.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

The Carrara Cathedral dates back to the 11th century, nearly all of the exterior is covered by (what else than) local Carrara marble. The lower section of the façade and the side area near the St. John Portal are characterized by a bichrome decoration with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Amazing church, a bit simpler than some of the major ones but somewhat more authentic and genuine. Was a bit tricky to find, make sure you know your google maps.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

In general, all the city of Carrara feels very lost and out of time.. its very sad. The duomo its from the IX century and definitely was beautiful and powerful in the past. Now, its just a old and forgotten monument in the middle of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Viviane F
Reviewed 22 October 2016

A truly amazing structure with a long and storied history. My grandparents were married there in 1899 and I was able to get a copy of their marriage certificate.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This is an old church well hidden in Carrara. Ofcourse marble building. Totally open and no church-official refusing ladies entry when in shorts. New wooden roof.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

The façade of the Romanesque/Gothic Carrara cathedral is massive, whereas the rose window is as ethereal as a doily. The beautiful quality of the marble gives it varying shades according to the hour of day: from bluish, to rosy, to sparkling white. Stunning.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank opossumd
Reviewed 22 November 2015

is time to stop, and enjoy this little corner of Italy. I will not spoil the surprise of discover the Duomo and all his interested corner. Just visit, out side has been clean up, inside is cover by the sign of the time, that make...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Giuseppe M
Reviewed 4 September 2015

The best place in Italy. We stop for 15 min and spend 4 hours. It's interesting just go and look around there. Not much tourist and that's great!

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Elena S
Reviewed 8 May 2015

Like entire town of Carrara, in comparison to huge tourist cities like Florence, Pisa, Siena - Duomo of Carrara is very quiet and peaceful. Worth visiting. If the front door is closed, you can always walk via back door through sacristy which is open most...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank MarcosTraveler
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