Taranto Cathedral

Taranto, Italy

Taranto Cathedral of San Cataldo was built first time by Byzantine in the late 11th century and it was restored during the Norman Age. The baroque style edifice was added in 1713.

 

 

 

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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Alan Parkinson (3 years ago)
The usual opulence from an Italian Catholic Church
Dylan Meier (3 years ago)
Marvelous cathedral! Unexpected surprise when entering as you wouldn't anticipate such interior. First you reach the main nave with a high and golden cassette ceiling. The altar is also spacious. In the rear right corner there is the entrance to the San Cataldo Chapel which is the actual pearl of the building. The entire interior is hand made out of different marble colors along with a giant fresco on the ceiling. All in all a recommended visit, also with free admission!
Mag Mechanic (3 years ago)
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alessandro perrone (4 years ago)
The chapel of san cataldo is astonishing with its baroque marbles
Christian Chelu (5 years ago)
Impressive. Full of history and interesting arhitectural details. Big contrast between the opulence inside and the miserable streets outside.
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