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Cattedrale di Santa Maria Annunciata (Duomo di Vicenza)

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Aesthetically eclectic

We began our day in Vicenza at the Duomo, where a man playing the organ set a serene tone for... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Sandy S
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Every historic Italian town has its interesting historic Duomo

And Vicenza is no exception to this rule. The construction of the Duomo of Vicenza was started in... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

We began our day in Vicenza at the Duomo, where a man playing the organ set a serene tone for appreciating the carvings and frescoes. Much of the basilica had been restored in the 1990s. To the right of the altar, a side chapel featured...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 20 June 2018

And Vicenza is no exception to this rule. The construction of the Duomo of Vicenza was started in the 11th Century and continued through the years, as usual with medieval churches; the famous Palladio also did work for this Duomo. The Duomo is surely worth...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This feels to me from the outside like two very different churches glued together. The large apse lantern and dome don't quite work in sympathy with the rest of the building from the outside but they both work individually and they work from the inside....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This Duomo lacka athosphere and artistic, decorative intelligence. Just the opposite of the very beautiful Duomo of Brescia. The only reason to go in is to pray or to see the Veneziano altarpiece helas presented behind a very badly reflecting thick glass,

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Hans W
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Cathedral of Vicenza was almost entirely destroyed during WWII and later rebuilt so it looks somewhat new. The original dome and the northern entrance were designed by Palladio.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ron S
Reviewed 10 January 2016

On an early morning stroll around Vicenza my friend and I decided to look inside this Cathedral as it appeared to be open, and we were so pleased we did. Whilst pretty impressive on the exterior, the inside of the building was just beautiful. I...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 1 December 2015

Most churches in Vicenza are closed so you can't just walk in anytime. But on Saturday morning we were thrill to visit this church. It was beautiful. The blending of colors was a fest for the eyes. You are struck by the History of all...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank designer1947
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We visited during Mass, so we weren't able to see as much as we would have liked and weren't able to get close to the altar, but we liked what we were able to see.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Dobbstraveler
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Impelled by the beauty of this cathedral, we wanted to take a look inside. Since it was our first stay in Vicenza, we didn't know much about it, but we were lucky to come across an elderly lady who was very proud of it and...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Marco_Batalha
Reviewed 18 June 2013

The church is interesting to visit because of its huge size and importance for Vicenza. Although in Italy You can meet more decorated churches.

Date of experience: June 2013
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