Santa Maria da Nives

Atella, Italy

The Duomo of Santa Maria ad Nives is a Roman Catholic church, formerly cathedral, located in Atella. The church has undergone a number of reconstructions and contains an eclectic array of styles. The stone façade dates to the 13th century with a gothic-style portal and rose window, but the interiors were completed mainly in the 18th-century. The façade has statues of St Anthony Abbot and San Nicola di Bari. The interior has altarpieces depicting the Annunciation (circa 1500) and a Madonna della Neve from 1800.

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Via Orsini 3, Atella, Italy
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Wedding Trio Music Atella (6 months ago)
A mother church that resisted the 1980 earthquake, full of history, from the wooden choir to the pipe organ, from the crucifix suspended in the apse to the ancient pulpit.... a treasure to visit and preserve.
Antonio S (6 months ago)
Very beautiful church.
Vito Carella (5 years ago)
The Cathedral of Atella dates back to 1300 AD. Of Romanesque style, with a nave, it has a beautiful bell tower and a wonderful wooden choir. The crypt in which a missionary is buried, Father D'Annucci, who dedicated his life to the poor of South Africa and was killed there on 8 December 2001, has recently become accessible. To be visited, together with the other beauties of Atella.
Antonietta Peruzzi (6 years ago)
Place of faith and history. I live in Florence every year I come back to this place. Devotee of the Madonna della Snow ? united in prayer
ANK PAKO (8 years ago)
To see ... it houses a statue of Santa Lucia and interesting frescoes.
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