We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Captivatingly beautiful !

We almost missed this. We were walking along Corso Italia, I believe, where this large white marble... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lindaaS2161SZ
,
Palm Coast, Florida
Interesting

Interesting church and again so beautifully decorated. Lots of very similar buildings in the town... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
MalcH
,
Loughborough, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 72 reviews
78
All photos (78)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
21°
12°
Oct
16°
Nov
12°
Dec
Contact
Largo Arcivescovado | At the Corner of Corso Italia and Via. P.R. Giuliani, Sorrento, Italy
Website
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Sorrento
from US$132.70
More Info
from US$88.10
More Info
from US$82.20
More Info
Reviews (72)
Filter reviews
32 results
Traveller rating
19
11
2
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
19
11
2
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews nativity scene painted ceiling beautiful church worth a visit year round century marquetry altar rebuilt ornate depicting saints animals artwork school suspended romanesque
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 32 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We almost missed this. We were walking along Corso Italia, I believe, where this large white marble (or stone) building yielded a very large old wooden door. My husband opened it and we were shocked to glimpse the interior of a gorgeous church. It was...More

1  Thank lindaaS2161SZ
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Interesting church and again so beautifully decorated. Lots of very similar buildings in the town but still worth a visit.

Thank MalcH
Reviewed 29 May 2018

In part dating from the 15th century, but much altered since. On the outside there is a three-tiered bell tower with a large majolica clock at the top. Inside there is an impressive painted ceiling, a striking bishop's throne dating to 1573 and beautiful wooden...More

Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This Duomo, dedicated to the Saints Philip and James has a simple Romanesque exterior. It's interior is much more ornate with a beautiful painted ceiling and several interesting features. The highlight for me was the large, intricate nativity scene which incorporated a scene of everyday...More

Thank Jo_fr_Edmonton
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The Duomo dei San Filippo e Giacomo is quite an interesting church. It dates from around the 11th century, but has had a few facelifts since then. In fact it's rather simple when viewed from the outside and almost unimpressive. However once inside you sure...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 5 July 2017

When I first saw this cathedral, originally built in the 11th century and rebuilt in the 15th century, I was unimpressed. Its simple Romanesque exterior lacks any kind of "wow" factor and the cramped location fails to beckon. The church stands behind a fence, wedged...More

Thank Rumples
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is a beautiful Catherdral very ornate but very peaceful so much to look at and a perfect place to contemplate, a must if you visit Sorrento

Thank Bracken777
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Good church to visit rebuilt in 15th century. Ornate with stunning altars & ceilings. Don't miss the INTARSIA on the front entrance[turn around when you come in the .door]. This is a special craft famous in Sorrento. Another door half way on the right side....More

Thank CindyLou2013
Reviewed 26 September 2016

There is a very beautiful cathdral at the center of Sorrento - nice atmosphere quiet and full of works of art.

Thank IrenaR474
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

An interesting if unspectacular church with a beautiful nativity model. There is also an altar and a statue outside dedicated to John Paul II.

Thank BerlinBummler
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 101 nearby hotels
Palazzo Tasso
721 reviews
.04 km away
Astoria Hotel
302 reviews
.05 km away
Maison Tofani
1,131 reviews
.12 km away
Hotel Mignon
567 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 316 nearby restaurants
Kebab Ciampa
981 reviews
.08 km away
Frankie's Bar Pizzeria
348 reviews
.10 km away
Raki
1,842 reviews
.08 km away
Momi
386 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 330 nearby attractions
Limonoro
217 reviews
.10 km away
Cattedrale di Sorrento
466 reviews
.03 km away
Sedile Dominova
110 reviews
.07 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Duomo dei San Filippo e Giacomo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines