Nardò Cathedral

Nardò, Italy

Nardò Cathedral has been since 1986 the episcopal seat of the diocese of Nardò-Gallipoli. The present cathedral probably stands on the site of a Byzantine church. In 1080, a church was built here by the conquering Normans, which was elevated to the status of a cathedral in the early 15th century.

The building has undergone a number of refurbishments. The present façade dates to 1710–1725. The interior contains both medieval frescoes and 19th-century frescoes by Cesare Maccari.

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Via Duomo 33, Nardò, Italy
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Founded: 1080
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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4.6/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Mass Tric (2 years ago)
Church rich in history which preserves a very old wooden crucifix
Pasquale Abbattista (3 years ago)
A beautiful and exceptional church, those stone pillars so worked, those inlaid marbles, a leap back a few centuries probably that is good for the eyes and the heart. Well done
Max Ciannarella (3 years ago)
The main feature is the different order of the columns between one side and the other. Internally it does not have that visual impact as for example the Cathedral of Galatina but on the whole it is definitely worth visiting.
CIAO CIAO CANEE (3 years ago)
Welcome to NARDO CITY
Alain B (4 years ago)
Most incredible cathedral I’ve visited in Puglia for its richness in Pictorial Artistic Beauty. Highly recommended for Art Lover.
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