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  • Excellent69%
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1 Jul 2018
“Beautiful place full of grace both outside and inside”
25 Jun 2018
“History is alive”
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Corso Federico II Di Svevia | Piazza Duomo, 70022 Altamura, Italy
+39 345 691 3944
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

This cathedral is the dominant of Altamura. The Roman Catholic church is a bishop seat and it is dedicated to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. You will admire both the interior and the exterior with lovely statues and great stone carving.

Thank UGM_BRNO
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Since 1238 this church was led by different conquerors. All the time it has functioned as a local place of worship. The exterior remains as it was originally built. While I was in Altamura for a week I saw both a local wedding and a...More

Thank ronacom13
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Not only is this a beautiful building in itself with a magnificent interior — it’s location is stunning - and can be enjoyed from the surrounding cafe’s and the superbly charming ancient old told — A must see when in or around Altamura

Thank arq151
Reviewed 24 April 2018

A chef taking a break in front of the cathedral’s information board suggested taking the upstairs tour that gives access to the “ladies galleries” above the nave with wonderful perspectives into the cathedral as well as over the piazza. The cathedral also boasts marble columns...More

Thank strathgordon
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

It's nice to stroll along the small street's surrounding the Cathedral,stopping for a coffee at any of the many available around and visiting the Cathedral which is nice for itself but same as many others at south Italy.

Thank Ehud T
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We visited the Cathedral while there was a wedding ceremony going on. It is a grand and intricately decorated Cathedral. Was simply beautiful, I can't even imagine getting married there.

Thank Ayse T
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Very beautiful cathedral with impressive entrance door. We loved everything about this town. Altamura is a little gem not to be missed.

Thank Jul_Moore1945
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Very beautiful, ancient cathedral. Wonderful bells. Great place to stop and admire the architecture with a fresh gelato from around the corner.

Thank Agent17Sparkle
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I admit my total ignorance: I could not imagine such a beauty in Altamura. By itself would already be worthy a small detour. The façade will leave you breathless, if you love medieval arts. The interiors are the most pleasing barocco I have experienced. Definitely...More

Thank BarbaraTombari
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This cathedral was fairly much like many others in the area,apart from the entrance which is very ornate and has 2 large stone lions guarding it.

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