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Duomo Vecchio di Brescia

Piazza del Duomo 1, 25121 Brescia, Italy
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A superb Cathedral.

Worth it to visit since I did not seen anything like it in Europe. Been there twice and will... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
GeorgeB6
Interesting

Old and historic and nice to wander around when quiet. In the centre an quite a contrast to the new... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
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Piazza del Duomo 1, 25121 Brescia, Italy
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Worth it to visit since I did not seen anything like it in Europe. Been there twice and will revisit again. Brescia is even a clean, nice and quite city.

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Old and historic and nice to wander around when quiet. In the centre an quite a contrast to the new cathedral

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

If you wouldn't know that this is an 11th century cathedral, most probably you wouldn't even visit it.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

This beautiful old basilica has far more 'presence' than the new version sat olongside with its incredible display of opulence. The old church feels like a real place of worship and a space for contemplation. We have been into dozens of churches on our grand...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

A peaceful old Roman Catholic church...make sure you go to the lowest level, it offers weirdly calm atmosphere.

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We walked 1.3 km northeast from our Hotel Igea(located near the train station) after having an excellent lunch at Ristorante Bar Oscar, on Via XX Settembre, 36. Entering the huge Piazza Paolo VI is an amazing site with a line of busy cafes on the...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

This church has two levels, which makes it unique in its way. Men must take off the cap when entering the church.

Thank Emanuel S
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

The Duomo Vecchio or Old Cathedral (also called "La Rotonda" because of its round layout) is a Roman Catholic church in Brescia, Italy; the rustic circular Romanesque co-cathedral stands next to the Duomo Nuovo (New Cathedral) of Brescia. It is officially known as the Winter...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful duomo, and we even listened to some of the Sunday mass and music -and all in Latin. A definite must

Thank Rina C
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the display of Nativity Scenes during our visit..this was built around the 11th Century and was built over old Roman ground which mosaics were discovered during its most recent restoration. The New Duomo was erected during the 18th Centrury, adjacent to the Duomo...More

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