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Taranto Catherdral - Duomo of San Cataldo

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Worth visiting for the floor mosaics and chapel ceiling painting!

I loved the original floor mosaics which are in excellent condition. There is also a chapel on the... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
indtravhelp
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Very beautifull

More beautiful inside of the cathedral,i liked it so much.It is located easily to find and has... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
tamunaqajaia
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Tbilisi, Georgia
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I loved the original floor mosaics which are in excellent condition. There is also a chapel on the right-hand side of the main altar that is worth looking at. The ceiling painting is incredible, and the walls and altar in that chapel are ornate.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

More beautiful inside of the cathedral,i liked it so much.It is located easily to find and has beautiful frescos.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Went here with work and was just awsome, taranto is a great place with pukka scenery will be back, great food great decor, and very welcoming people

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Not as impressive as some of the Italian Duomo scattered throughout this magnificent country - but nevertheless one can only be struck by both the architecture and the historical Mosaics obviously unearthed. The cathedral should be visited when in Taranto and also a good place...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

The church is very old and built with pieces of even older ancient construction parts. Colums from old temples are pillars of the main hall, all in different colour and material. The mosaic covering walls are with thousands of small pieces of different stones. Large...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

The cathedral of San Cataldo is located in the center of the atmospheric but decrepit Old City. The exterior is baroque, but the interior reflects its Romanesque origins in the late llth century. The nave and aisles are separated by what must be ancient Roman...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Carol K
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We have visited sooooo many churches during our years in Europe. Nevertheless, the side back chapel on the right side is a rare experience. The intricate designs with outstandingly colorful marbles is unique and absolutely worthwhile to observe. If you are anywhere near Taranto, be...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Small but beautiful chapel and the paintings in the Internal Duomo are a beauty. An attraction you can't leave Taranto without visiting.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

The cathedral, dating back to the 11th century, is somewhat unassuming from the outside – the exterior is not that remarkable and because it is enclosed by the fairly close-knit buildings of the borgo antico it’s difficult to step back and get an overall impression....More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

I read up on Trip Advisor about this area so knew this cathedral had to be seen. Not to be missed is the chapel at the back with the painted ceiling. The walls and ceiling are breathtaking and I didn't expect it to be so...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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