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Cattedrale di Asti Santa Maria Assunta

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Address: Piazza Cattedrale, Asti, Italy
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the centerpiece of this area of asti

since this is close to the office i see this cathedral frequently. there is parking but it is subscription. take a tour around the adjoining streets to see historic Asti... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cynthia U
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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254 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

since this is close to the office i see this cathedral frequently. there is parking but it is subscription. take a tour around the adjoining streets to see historic Asti. waling is preferred in this part of town as the streets are narrow with many one ways.

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Lorient, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Frankly, if you are after the romanesque beauty skip this. It shuts from 12 to 3 and was not worth waiting for. A highly overpainted interior and not much else of beauty. Some nice buildings nearby, and a crypt open on Wednesdays. This was not Wednesday. Go back to San Secundo to forget your disappointment.

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Thank GCW56
Hertfordshire
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The painting of the walls and ceilings is quite incredible, it is like the interior of the whole building is a canvas.

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Dallas, Texas
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254 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

this is a beautiful cattedrale and especially fun when the local cities have a food festival in June. the parking lot turns into tents with regional foods.

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Thank Cynthia U
Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The interior of Asti's cathedral is breathtaking. Every inch of every surface is tastefully frescoed,in soft colours which soothe the eye and make the spirits soar. The supporting pillars of this magnificent building rise ever-upwards to the beautifully painted ceilings, and are decorated with delicate trailing plants and leaves so they compliment the grander designs above them. This was definitely... More 

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Thank Patricia G
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The exterior of the Cathedral I like the most. Made me think of the red stone St. Cecile in Albi, St.France. The interior is decorated with fresco's, wall-to-ceilings; a bit too much...

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Thank MarlijnFranken
Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

For a little town like Asti Cattedrale di Asti is very huge and looks very beautiful from outside and inside.

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Thank Hrvoje Z
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Magnificent old cathedral with amazing detail inside. The paintings are incredible. No flash when taking pictures! Calm and quiet experience with time to reflect.

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Thank Jim-Helge J
Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

To get to the cathedral you experience many historic sites of Asti, whichever route you choose to take. The façade is interesting and the interior even more so. I found it more impressive than some of the other "more famous/renowned " cathedrals. History surrounds this place

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Germany
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5 reviews
Reviewed 25 May 2015

very beautiful. We were late and saw it only from outside, but already the facade is very beautiful. Inside, must be also top.

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