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Duomo dei San Filippo e Giacomo

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Address: Largo Arcivescovado | At the Corner of Corso Italia and Via. P.R. Giuliani, Sorrento, Italy

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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

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Houston, Texas, USA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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. A beautiful nativity scene almost life size to the left on entrance. Look off in... More 

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Middle East
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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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Thank IrenaR474
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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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Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
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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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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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, and very worthwhile to visit. We went to the Saturday evening Vigil Mass at 7.30pm... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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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 of centuries,individually and lovingly.There are the Mother,Joseph and Child,Angels.Three Kings,Shepherds,Artisans and Animals in a story... More 

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Reviewed 6 August 2015

As you walk into the courtyard the Cathedral is on the right and the church school is on the side. It looks very plain and small at first so we took a seat in the courtyard and just watched for a while. We decided to go in and found a very pretty Cathedral much larger than expected. Not as big... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

The Cathedral is relatively plain outside, but once you enter it is a completely different kettle of fish. It very highly decorated inside with a decorated roof with large inset paintings. There are lots of side chapels with statues and lots of candelabra. The cathedral has lots of marble inlay and amazing marquetry especially round the altar. In a side... More 

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Reviewed 14 July 2015

Another amazing church in Naples. San Filipo is huge. It has some wonderful architecture and sculptures inside. If you are in the center of Naples you should pay a visit and spend a few minutes inside.

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