Vieste Co-Cathedral

Vieste, Italy

Vieste Co-Cathedral was built in Apulian Romanesque style as a cathedral in the 11th century. It has been altered due earthquakes and Saracen attacks and was rebuilt in second half of the 18th century in Baroque style.

It is dedicated to the Assumption of Mary. It has a basilica plan with a nave and two aisles. Its bell tower was rebuilt in Baroque style in the 18th century after the previous one collapsed. It became a minor basilica by papal decree of 12 February 1981.



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Founded: 18th century
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Nick Pribus (8 months ago)
Enjoyable stop strolling through the old part of the city.
Alexander K (9 months ago)
A lovely place to visit while you're in Vieste and doesn't seem to be crowded even during the hottest weather.
David (11 months ago)
An interesting church well worth a visit.
Antonio Dario (3 years ago)
A lovely place to visit this is a real pearl in Vieste.
chris Atkins (4 years ago)
2600ft above sea level place of pilgrimage.
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