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Duomo di Carrara

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Address: Piazza Duomo, 54033, Carrara, Italy
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Exquisite from the outside

The Duomo has impressive stone filigree stonework on the facade but alas when we arrived (3 p.m. on Weds afternoon), it was shuttered tight. Nearly all the exterior is covered... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
Constant_Discovery
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Sao Paulo, SP
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39 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

In general, all the city of Carrara feels very lost and out of time.. its very sad. The duomo its from the IX century and definitely was beautiful and powerful in the past. Now, its just a old and forgotten monument in the middle of a lost city.

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Thank Viviane F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

The Duomo has impressive stone filigree stonework on the facade but alas when we arrived (3 p.m. on Weds afternoon), it was shuttered tight. Nearly all the exterior is covered with local Carrarra marble.

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Thank Constant_Discovery
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 October 2016

A truly amazing structure with a long and storied history. My grandparents were married there in 1899 and I was able to get a copy of their marriage certificate.

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Thank Edward G
Limburg Province, The Netherlands
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168 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This is an old church well hidden in Carrara. Ofcourse marble building. Totally open and no church-official refusing ladies entry when in shorts. New wooden roof.

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Cervo, Italia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The façade of the Romanesque/Gothic Carrara cathedral is massive, whereas the rose window is as ethereal as a doily. The beautiful quality of the marble gives it varying shades according to the hour of day: from bluish, to rosy, to sparkling white. Stunning.

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Thank opossumd
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015

is time to stop, and enjoy this little corner of Italy. I will not spoil the surprise of discover the Duomo and all his interested corner. Just visit, out side has been clean up, inside is cover by the sign of the time, that make the Duomo real, back in time, like a true time machine. Religious or not, doesn't... More 

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2 Thank Giuseppe M
Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City, Russia
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

The best place in Italy. We stop for 15 min and spend 4 hours. It's interesting just go and look around there. Not much tourist and that's great!

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1 Thank Elena S
Bytom, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2015

Like entire town of Carrara, in comparison to huge tourist cities like Florence, Pisa, Siena - Duomo of Carrara is very quiet and peaceful. Worth visiting. If the front door is closed, you can always walk via back door through sacristy which is open most of times.

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1 Thank MarcosTraveler
Carrara
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65 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2013

The ancient duomo is made with the local marble and the mere history is awesome. This ancient church is located in the central historic district where you will find many original structures.

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North Fitzroy, Australia
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2012

The church, the Art district, the markets and the friendly local restaurants are all worthwhile, but a great location to visit the surrounding historic areas.

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