Aosta Cathedral

Aosta, Italy

Aosta Cathedral was originally built in the 4th century. In the 11th century the Palaeo-Christian structure was replaced by a new one, dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and Saint John the Baptist. The architecture of the cathedral was modified during the 15th and 16th century.

The present façade, in Neoclassical style, was built between 1846 and 1848. The structures remaining from the Romanesque period are two clock-towers and the crypt, and also the remaining part of an Ottonian fresco cycle on the church ceiling.

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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Morgan Pashen (2 years ago)
Free entry and very pretty!
Carlo M. Bajetta (3 years ago)
Worth a visit! The facade is superb - the interior much less so, still, have a look. Do not miss the 'criptoportico' to the left (not linked to the church itself).
Amy Stein (3 years ago)
It is a very pretty church. It does close daily for lunch. Worth a visit. Free entry.
Victoria Ostapova (3 years ago)
Wonderful place! Free enter, must have to visit during your stay
Bernardus Ordelman (3 years ago)
Visiting Aosta you must have been there
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