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Cattedrale della Santissima Annunziata

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Address: Piazza del Popolo Todi, Todi, Italy
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Essential for appreciating Todi. Archeology and architecture come into play here.

It was a second journey from Orvieto to Assisi during an extended tour of this central part of Italy when I decided to stop at Todi to see more of the wonderful churches and other... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Akron, Ohio
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Akron, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a second journey from Orvieto to Assisi during an extended tour of this central part of Italy when I decided to stop at Todi to see more of the wonderful churches and other places that I had discovered during my first visit there. This cathedral was well known by specialists in this form of church architecture and design.... More 

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Ampthill and Todi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Architecturally and archaeologically interesting, particularly the very early mediaeval crypt (access down internal stairs and from the main crypt door at the back on the right). The carvings on the exterior of the apsidal crypt should not be missed, with jolly, beaking animal faces and incredible technical skill demonstrated in the detail and beautiful, assured construction. (See it at the... More 

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Deal, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This cathedral is a truly peaceful place of worship, and has some lovely statues and works of art. There is no entry fee. It is situated at one end of the Piazza del Populo, and you get a good view of the square from the top of the steps outside.

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

It was built between the 12th and 15th centuries. It stands at the top of a steep flight of stairs. It has a very beautiful rose window at first glance but then you see that in each petal, all 36 of them, is the face of a cherub and they really are kind of eerie. The choir stalls are lovely... More 

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Roseville, California
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

We walked about the beautiful square. At one end is the cathedral which looks impressive especially with its wide flight of stairs. There were many beautiful old buildings and the cathedral stood out. One gets spoiled in Umbria with so many impressive eligious edifices. This one did not seem much different that others we had seen in a week in... More 

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

not the pomp and chic of so many many other magnificent cathedrals in Umbria, but a wonderfully balanced, intimate, sober - but not austere- Roman church.

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Herzliya, Israel
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

A very nice medium size cathedral . Nice wall paintings inside . Go up the stairs and take a breath. Admission free . Very nice piazza .

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Cervo, Italia
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

There is a large steep parvise leading up to the rather small Cathedral, making it look more imposing. The inside is rather bare, except for the magnificent fresco on the counter-façade - a Universal Judgement by F. Fenzoni, inspired to the one in the Sistine Chapel

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Westchester County, New York
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Reviewed 6 May 2016

The designations and distinctions of Cathedral, Basilica and Duomo are interesting, wrapped in Liturgical legalese and geographic bows, and subject to change at various points in time. This one is a powerbroker of impressive and varied credentials. Theres often slightly schizophrenic aspect to Italian churches. Some are evenly balanced inside and to in terms of artistic appeal. Many are more... More 

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Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 18 November 2015

This cathedral is at the end of the central square of Todi. As usual, you have on a side the City Hall and, on the other, the Cathedral: two different powers, opposed to each other. I expecially loved the facade, in pink marble and the rose window. Inside, there is a huge and spectacular fresco representing "The Universal Judgment", cleary... More 

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