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Cattedrale di San Pietro

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29 Jun 2018
“Interesting old church!”
13 Sep 2017
“Beautiful old Romanesque church”
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Via del Duomo, 58010 Sovana, Sorano, Italy
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful but very simple mediveal church. The crypt under the church is quite small but its worth of visit and it is actually older than the other parts. They had 2€ fee which was ok. A must if you visit in Sovana!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ispe111
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Lovely old church, very simple and be sure to visit below the alter. If you find yourself in the area it is worth a visit and the small town is quite charming as well.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Christy S
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Sovana is a small charming village in southern Tuscany and the romanesque cathedral is wonderful . remarkable is the old crypt , the side door, and the capital with bible bas-relift. In this period ,, Nov. 2016 the roof in under restoration . 2 euros...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

A cathedral in such a small village? Yes, because it is the birthplace of a pope. It isn't the most richly-decorated cathedral but is is historically significant. SOme interesting detail. Limited opening hours but well worth the effort.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank YVRcockroach
Reviewed 4 July 2016

2 Euro admission per persn. Very interesting duomo at the far end of Sovana opposite the castle. Nice book shop on site. If you buy a book you get a 2E pp discount (i.e. your admission back).

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Linda S
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This Duomo was so unassuming and stately from the exterior. The buttressed ancient walls decorated with animal motifs, provide immediate interest. The interior is HUGE and fitted out with many fine monumental religious pairings from centuries past. There is also a reliquary on the lower...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Rene S
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Interesting to visit this ancient site, learn the history and see the ruins. Very few people around, so it quiet and contemplative there. Made for great photography.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank AlaskansinOR
Reviewed 26 October 2015

ancient Etruscan artifacts, history and the very different tabernacle in the church...this was one of the most unique villages in Maremma, I thought.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank 66travelor
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed this duomo at the farthest end of this hill town. The simplicity and within that beauty. The remains in the crypt is a bit sordid, but again simple.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank JoelK382
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Don't pass up this little town of Sovana with this marvelous, historic church almost 1,000 years old. You won't find walls of gold here. It is the simplicity of this church that attracts within a town that is not overrun with tourists. This place left...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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