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The cathedral itself is well worth a visit and the city around it is very quaint.

The cathedral is beautiful as well as interesting, and the priest who guides visitors is... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Liguria, Italy
Worth visiting if you are in the area

The cathedral was open even mid afternoon and entry was free. The unadorned arched nave and... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Garda, Italy
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

The cathedral is beautiful as well as interesting, and the priest who guides visitors is multilingual and very well informed. The crypt is fascinating.

Thank dalmunzie
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

The cathedral was open even mid afternoon and entry was free. The unadorned arched nave and multi-columned windows behind the altar are very nice. Unusual shaped baptismal font. Walk round the back outside as you get a good impression of the various architectural additions over...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

A bit of a walk to get there from the new town. An impressive building with lots of history. Plain compared to other Italian cathedrals but nice.

Thank Cricketdad
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This romanesque church is simple and unadorned. The interior is mostly un-plastered stonework with little ornamentation or decoration. You get a really sense of what an early medieval church may have looked like. The interior comprises a nave with an adjoining baptistery. There is access...More

Thank liverpool1023
Reviewed 5 May 2018

This old cathedral is particularly remarkable for its very old crypt (8th century) and beautiful baptistery (11th century) with its wall paintings. The cathedral was is built on the ruins of a much earlier Lombard church, which in turn had been constructed on the site...More

1  Thank KathmanduMazza
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Only two others in here when we were. It has a crypt as other rooms as well as the main church. Lovely paintings and kept well together.

Thank Phill C
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church, simple and classic with soaring ceilings. Some wonderful baptismals and other more ancient relics have been uncovered in the basement and are well-displayed. It felt like a truly reverent place.

Thank KPPtravels
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Well preserved cathedrale, worth the climb to see. The art work and other artifacts. Definitley deserves all the praise as read in the othr reviews. A must see when in Ventomiglia.

Thank Debra E
Reviewed 2 November 2016

It was nice to stop in and visit. There were people there filming something that looked like a soap opera, it probably would have been nicer to visit if those people hadn't been there.

Thank canseecanada
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is a plain old church with very few statues, paintings, gold, etc. But, that is it's beauty. The construction of the walls is the original block work which is very interesting. You feel like you have gone back to a church five hundred years...More

1  Thank jimandcarolstravels
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