Tropea Cathedral

Tropea, Italy

The Tropea cathedral was built by the Normans in the 12th century. A longitudinal development, with three naves in Norman style, the structure was built entirely in tuff and pale yellow lava stone. During the 17th century, the building was transformed into the baroque style and elongated 12 meters. Suffered many damages because of the many earthquakes and had numerous restorations. The interior houses the icon of the saints. The patron saint of the city, the Virgin of Romania, the work of a pupil of Giotto datable around 1230 and originating in the eastern. Particular attention is paid to the majestic black Crucifix, probably coming from France and datable not before 1600.

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Largo Duomo 12, Tropea, Italy
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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www.e-borghi.com

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Marco Monti (2 years ago)
Very good church!
ikeeas (3 years ago)
Fabulous legend
Slobodan Pajkovic (3 years ago)
Very nice place
Fakhar Abbas (3 years ago)
Great historical chruch
Rafał Pietrak (4 years ago)
Real american bombs from II World War looks imprressive.
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