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Captivatingly beautiful !

We almost missed this. We were walking along Corso Italia, I believe, where this large white marble... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Palm Coast, Florida

Interesting church and again so beautifully decorated. Lots of very similar buildings in the town... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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Largo Arcivescovado | At the Corner of Corso Italia and Via. P.R. Giuliani, Sorrento, Italy
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

We almost missed this. We were walking along Corso Italia, I believe, where this large white marble (or stone) building yielded a very large old wooden door. My husband opened it and we were shocked to glimpse the interior of a gorgeous church. It was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Interesting church and again so beautifully decorated. Lots of very similar buildings in the town but still worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MalcH
Reviewed 29 May 2018

In part dating from the 15th century, but much altered since. On the outside there is a three-tiered bell tower with a large majolica clock at the top. Inside there is an impressive painted ceiling, a striking bishop's throne dating to 1573 and beautiful wooden...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This Duomo, dedicated to the Saints Philip and James has a simple Romanesque exterior. It's interior is much more ornate with a beautiful painted ceiling and several interesting features. The highlight for me was the large, intricate nativity scene which incorporated a scene of everyday...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jo_fr_Edmonton
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The Duomo dei San Filippo e Giacomo is quite an interesting church. It dates from around the 11th century, but has had a few facelifts since then. In fact it's rather simple when viewed from the outside and almost unimpressive. However once inside you sure...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 6 July 2017

When I first saw this cathedral, originally built in the 11th century and rebuilt in the 15th century, I was unimpressed. Its simple Romanesque exterior lacks any kind of "wow" factor and the cramped location fails to beckon. The church stands behind a fence, wedged...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Rumples
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is a beautiful Catherdral very ornate but very peaceful so much to look at and a perfect place to contemplate, a must if you visit Sorrento

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Bracken777
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Good church to visit rebuilt in 15th century. Ornate with stunning altars & ceilings. Don't miss the INTARSIA on the front entrance[turn around when you come in the .door]. This is a special craft famous in Sorrento. Another door half way on the right side....More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank CindyLou2013
Reviewed 26 September 2016

There is a very beautiful cathdral at the center of Sorrento - nice atmosphere quiet and full of works of art.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank IrenaR474
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

An interesting if unspectacular church with a beautiful nativity model. There is also an altar and a statue outside dedicated to John Paul II.

Date of experience: November 2015
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