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Chiesa della Santissima Trinita

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Address: Via Roma, Venosa, Italy
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Fascinating ancient church

Analogous to San Clemente in Rome, Santissima Trinità was built in the Norman Age over a Paleo-Christian church which was built over Roman Temple. This alone makes it a place to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
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Columbus, OH
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Columbus, OH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Analogous to San Clemente in Rome, Santissima Trinità was built in the Norman Age over a Paleo-Christian church which was built over Roman Temple. This alone makes it a place to visit, however there are also some beautiful frescoes. Most striking, in my opinion, are those of Saint Catherine of Alexandria and an unknown Bishop. The archaeological digs are adjacent... More 

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naples, italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015

Medioeval mood.. Partially restricted for visitors because of restoration works...... A very nice place

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2012

On the outskirts of town is the huge monastic complex Abbazia della Santissima Trinita, built above a Roman temple in 1046. It all looked closed when we visited ... then an old man beckoned us into the church and turned on lights so we could view the frescoes and mosaics.

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Potenza, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2010

The complex of The Holy Trinity is an interesting building that started as a pagan temple and was consecrated as a Christian Church in 1059. Inside you will find art work from the time when the Normans controlled this part of Italy and they buried some of their most important leaders here, including William Iron Arm, Drogo, Humfrey and Robert... More 

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