Italy - Religious Architecture

Friday 17 August 2018
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On this page we present a selection of Italian religious buildings, From which you can directly access the details page.
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Cattedrale di Palermo
Cathedral of Palermo - Palermo (Italy)
- 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
Duomo di Piacenza - Cathedral of the Assumption in Piacenza (Italy)
Cathedral of the Assumption
- 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 ...

Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta
Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta - Parma Cathedral in Parma (Italy)
Parma Cathedral
- 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. ...

Tempio malatestiano - Duomo
Malatesta Temple - Duomo - Rimini Cathedral in Rimini (Italy)
Cathedral of 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 ...

Basilica di Sant'Antonino
Basilica of Sant'Antonino - Piacenza (Italy)
- 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 ...

Duomo di Mantova
Mantua Cathedral - Cathedral of San Pietro Apostolo in Mantua (Italy)
Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle
- 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 ...

Chiesa di San Cataldo
Church of San Cataldo - Palermo (Italy)
- 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)

Chiesa di San Giovanni degli Eremiti e chiostro
Church of San Giovanni degli Eremiti and cloister - Palermo (Italy)
- 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)

Battistero di Parma
Baptistery of Parma - Parma (Italy)
- 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 ...

Basilica di San Savino
Basilica of San Savino - Piacenza (Italy)

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 ...

Duomo di Milano
Milan Cathedral - Basilica Metropolitan Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Milan (Italy)
Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- 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 ...

Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio
Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio - Milan (Italy)
- Piazza Sant'Ambrogio

The basilica of Sant'Ambrogio, whose full name is the abbey's Roman collegiate basilica of Sant'Ambrogio, is one of the oldest churches in Milan and is located in Piazza Sant'Ambrogio. It represents to ...

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