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Cattedrale di Cremona e Torrazzo, Cremona
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The façade of 12th-century Cattedrale di Cremona e Torrazzo is one of the most important examples of Romanesque art in Europe. Inside, admire important frescoes, the wooden choir, and the large silver and gold altar cross. Climb 502 steps to the top of the iconic bell tower, the tallest premodern building in Italy. Stop before the top to visit the small display--with video--about the clockworks of the tower. Take a look at our Cremona travel itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Cattedrale di Cremona e Torrazzo and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Beautiful cathedral, very sorry no photography was permitted. Regrettably it was pretty dark and unable to see frescoes clearly. However facade is one of the best Romanesque facades I have ever seen. 
  • Big inside, beautiful façade and piazza. A duty to visit the most beautiful square of Cremona and compares most renowned city.
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  • The outside is primarily Romanesque but in a mix of styles. The carvings are spectacular, and the bases of the entry columns date to Roman times. Inside, the apse shines with gold leaf and the paintin...  more »
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  • Imposing, elegant mix of architectural and historical periods, particularly inside. Really nice landscapes from Torrazzo, its bell tower, in the top 3 list of the tallest brick structures in the world.
  • Gorgeous
  • Dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta, Cremona Cathedral was built in the early 12th century. It dominates the piazza del Comune, the heart and the heart of the medieval city, the Torrazzo and the baptistery form the city's religious life
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  • In addition to church is a historical, architectural and artistic wonder. To see remains etched in the mind.
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  • Gorgeous! To see
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