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3 of the most fascinating cathedrals in Italy

Italy is definitely the country for architecture professionals and enthusiasts

  • November 24, 2018 09:00
  • Author S. Lukanova
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Italy is home to some of the most fascinating cathedrals in the world. Not only are they famous all around the world, they are also the finest examples of all periods of architecture. They offer a unique opportunity to their admirers to dive into history and explore Italy's rich cultural traditions. Take a look at three, keeping in mind that Italy is the perfect destination for cathedral exploration:

Florence Catherdral

This is definitely one of the most famous views of Italian cathedrals. It has hte largest brick dome ever built and also what everyone recognizes it by. It is part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.

St. Peter's Basilica

It is located in Vatican City. Many famous architects contributed to its design and construction, includingMichelangelo. It is one of the most famous cathedrals in the world.

Siena cathedral

This magnificent structure dates back to the 13th century. It also hhouses a library part which is also one of its most prominent features. There, one can see the very well-preserved16th-century frescoes by Pinturicchio.

Source:architecturaldigest.com



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