travel guide - places of worship, art and spirituality
Travel routes between art and faith
On this page we present a selection of Italian religious buildings, From which you can directly access the details page.
Select a province, you get a List of Churches present in its territory.
Found 8134 Churches, shrines, cathedrals, etc.
Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta
Parma Cathedral Parma- Piazza del Duomo
Dedicated to the Assumption, the Duomo is one of the most representative Roman-Poan buildings of the period. Started towards the 1059, it was consecrated in the 1106. Today the façade has a gable roof, three orders of loggias and three portals. ...
Cattedrale di Palermo
Palermo- Via Vittorio Emanuele
The Primatial Metropolitan Cathedral of the Holy Virgin Mary of the Assumption, simply known as the Cathedral of Palermo, is the main Catholic place of worship in the city of Palermo and the bishop's seat of the archdiocese ...
Duomo di Piacenza
Cathedral of the Assumption Piacenza- Piazza Duomo
The Cathedral, dedicated to the Assumption, was built between the 1122 and the 1233. In the gabled façade covered with slabs of sandstone and pink marble, there is a large rose window and three portals surmounted by cusped and richly carved protirs (that of ...
Tempio malatestiano - Duomo
Cathedral of Rimini Rimini- Via IV Novembre
The current cathedral church of Rimini is commonly called "Tempio Malatestiano", with a name that came into use in the eighteenth century: Tempio stands for church and is a tracing, more than a translation, of Templum, term ...
Chiesa di San Giovanni degli Eremiti e chiostro
Palermo- Via dei Benedettini
Built in 1142 on the site of an Arab mosque. The five red domes, the cloister and the magnificent lush garden are evocative. Visits: from Monday to Saturday (h 9.00 - 13.00)
Chiesa di San Cataldo
Palermo- Piazza Bellini
Nice cube-shaped 12th century building. It belongs to the order of the knights of the Holy Sepulcher. Visits: from Monday to Friday (h 9.30-13.00 / 15.30-18.00) Saturday and Sunday (h 9.30-13.00)
Basilica di Sant'Antonino
Piacenza- Piazza Sant'Antonino
The basilica of Sant'Antonino, dedicated to the martyr patron at the time of Diocletian, originated in the fourth century, but the current structure dates back to the eleventh century; with three naves, it has a singular western transept, with a precious portal on the ...
Battistero di Parma
Parma- Piazza Duomo
Next to the Duomo, the Baptistery of Parma is one of the highest expressions of art in Italy. With an octagonal shape, the monument bears the date of construction work on the architrave of the north portal and the name ...
Duomo di Mantova
Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle Mantova- Piazza Sorbello
The Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle is the main place of worship in the city of Mantua. It is located in the central Piazza Sordello, not far from the Palazzo Ducale and the Basilica of Sant'Andrea. The facade of the ...
Basilica di San Savino
Of early Christian foundation is the basilica of San Savino, a well-preserved example of Lombard Romanesque from the early twelfth century: the original decorative apparatus remains elegant capitals and precious floor mosaics both in the ...
Basilica di Santa Maria della Steccata
Parma- Strada Giuseppe Garibaldi
An example of the Renaissance in Parma, with a central Greek cross like a Bramante, the Church of Santa Maria della Steccata was erected by Bernardino and Giovanni Francesco Zaccagni on a project of unknown between the 1521 and 1539. ...
Duomo di Milano
Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Milano- Piazza Duomo
The Basilica Metropolitan Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, better known as Milan Cathedral is the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Milan. Symbol of the Lombard capital, and located in the homonymous square ...
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