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Duomo dei San Filippo e Giacomo

Largo Arcivescovado | At the Corner of Corso Italia and Via. P.R. Giuliani, Sorrento, Italy
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Amazing Nativity Scene

This Duomo, dedicated to the Saints Philip and James has a simple Romanesque exterior. It's... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Jo_fr_Edmonton
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Edmonton, Canada
Interesting church

The Duomo dei San Filippo e Giacomo is quite an interesting church. It dates from around the 11th... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Dimitris L
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Sydney, Australia
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Largo Arcivescovado | At the Corner of Corso Italia and Via. P.R. Giuliani, Sorrento, Italy
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"painted ceiling"
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

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

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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.

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Reviewed 3 November 2015

An amazing church very ornate and stunning décor,the ceiling was amazing,it was a privilidge to be allowed to have a look round the church.

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Reviewed 26 October 2015

What a sumptuous place of worship - fantastic altars of finest marble, beautiful paintings, breath-taking ceilings, lovely statues, the finest examples of craftsmanship everywhere. We enjoyed it all, but most particularly the huge crib in the glass case just inside the entrance. It's very famous,...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2015

Many will be attracted to this small cathedral to see the marquetry or marble or 17th century art.However,it houses a hidden gem.I refer to the Christmas all the year round crib or presepe.It appears to have been individually crafted with rustic art over a number...More

2  Thank John L
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