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Duomo Vecchio di Brescia, Brescia

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Visit Duomo Vecchio di Brescia, one of the best examples of Rotunda Romanesque architecture in Italy and the co-cathedral of Brescia, along with the Duomo Nuovo next door. Dating from the 11th century, the imposing round cathedral contains a sixth-century crypt, the marble sarcophagus of Berardo Maggi, and the Bonino de Campione sepulcher. On the right wall you'll see the organ built by Feltrinelli Anteganti in 1536, with all of its original phonic material preserved. Add Duomo Vecchio di Brescia and other attractions to your Brescia trip itinerary using our Brescia vacation planner.
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  • The first part, of the Church and very impressive, since you rarely see a kind of circular structure in a Romanesque church. Too bad the frescoes that once covered the whole Church have disappeared. The frescoes are located next to the apse where evoke great emotions for those who see them.
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  • Very striking and peculiar place, slightly bare, but which emphasizes its architectural beauty and structural ...
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  • I was fascinated by this monument as it really breathes the scent of history. It's been ages, but time has not eliminated the religious solemnity of this place that contrasts with the near Duomo Nuovo, which is another matter entirely ... the most beautiful site of Brescia!
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