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Basilica Catedrale di Santa Maria Assunta

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Unexpected Beauty.

The Santa Maria Assunta di Sarzana (Assumption of the Virgin Mary)cathedral is a mixture of the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Paul B
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
Ancient wooden cross and the mystery of the sword

Although Sarzana is arguably best known for its two fortresses, its cathedral was the highlight for... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
ArryAwk
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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7 Sep 2018
“Unexpected Beauty.”
24 Aug 2018
“Ancient wooden cross and the mystery of the sword”
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

The Santa Maria Assunta di Sarzana (Assumption of the Virgin Mary)cathedral is a mixture of the Romanesque and Gothic styles, reflecting the length of the period of its construction, from the early 13th to the late 15th century. The west front is made of of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Although Sarzana is arguably best known for its two fortresses, its cathedral was the highlight for me. Built between the 13th and 15th centuries it has a tall and flat facade of white marble, an attractive fresco over the main door and a mysterious sword...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We visited here when walking through town, it wasn't anything special but probably one of the oldest buildings in town, you can hear the bells ringing though out the day and night like most cathedral's.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 2 March 2016

I unfortunately didn't have much time to visit, but I saw the Basilica in 2014 while I was filming for my documentary. It was raining, and the warm, dry inside was a wonderful refuge! Beautiful church, and only wish I could have spent more time...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 8 October 2012

If you like italian architecture and see something amazing and really preserved you have to visit this holy place. Here you will feel the ancient history of italian church and collect good memories of your stay in Sarzana.

Date of experience: October 2012
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