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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This large and bright cathedral was almost full of worshipers even as tourist wandered down its side aisles. The priest lead the rosary and then mass. I travel to Italy each year for several weeks and I don’t think I have seen so well attended...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church, one of the nicest we’ve seen in Southern Italy! Perfectly maintained! Worth a visit!!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Almost at the end of the pedestrian Corso Garibaldi, behind a small square stands elevated this magnificent Roman Catholic Cathedral, dedicated to Assumption of Virgin Mary. The original was damaged in 1908 earthquake and the present one rebuilt in neo Romanesque and Gothic style. It's...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

I saw several hundred beautiful churches and cathedrals on my trip to Italy and Malta. While this is by no means the nicest, it is attractive and impressive and worth going in if you are nearby,

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank GaryBrazel
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The Cathedral of Reggio at first looks like a huge concrete Neo-Romanasque hulk built in the 1920s after the old the cathedral was destroyed by the big earthquake. In spite of this the Duomo contains some noteworthy sights: (1) first of all the restored Chapel...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Another beautiful Italian catholic church. Not a destination unto itself, but a nice place to visit on rainy day or long stay touring.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Surprisingly beautiful from the outside and inside. Here St Paolo started his preaching in Italy.. A must visit!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Mariliava
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Very pretty church In a beautiful city. Reverent feeling even though not Catholic it is an inspirational building. Enjoyed the art work.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank LDSitalian
Reviewed 21 November 2015

The Cathedral is modern as it was rebuilt after the earthquake and tsunami of 1908. The historical importance of this attraction is that it contains the remains of a column which is said to have burst into flame to provide light for St. Paul the...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Michael A
Reviewed 29 October 2015

This Basilica in Reggio is absolutely beautiful! You get a feeling here that no modern church can give you in my opinion!

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank felicia21
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