Adria Cathedral

Adria, Italy

Adria Cathedral (Duomo di Adria) replaced the much older former cathedral nearby, dedicated to Saint John, which continues in use as a parish church. The new cathedral, dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul, was built in the early 19th century over a 14th-century church. When works were undertaken in 1830 to investigate the stability of the foundations, a Byzantine crypt and frescoes were discovered.

The cathedral also contains a Byzantine bas relief of the 6th century, a Byzantine altar and crucifix, and in the sacristy some magnificently carved cupboards by Jacopo Piazzetta from the Charity School of Venice.

Behind the building a replica of the Grotto of Lourdes was constructed in the 1930s, which still attracts many visitors.

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Via Vescovado 8, Adria, Italy
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Founded: 1830
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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en.wikipedia.org

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Antony Per (12 days ago)
Very suggestive
Rita Ardissone (13 days ago)
Molto suggestiva la cattedrale di Adria.Bravissimo il parroco.
Samuele Gardina (3 months ago)
Very very nice. It is worth a visit.
Adriana Cisotto (8 months ago)
It is a place of meditation and prayer?
Le Valevski (14 months ago)
Modest cozy cathedral
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