Visiting the Grand Cathedrals of Italy; Bill De Giulio; Wander Wisdom

Italy – Historic Centre of Siena

It should come as no surprise to even the most casual traveler that Italy is home to some of the world’s grandest and most beautiful churches. They can be found across the country from Sicily in the south to the most northern reaches of the country. Built centuries ago without the modern tools of today, the craftsmanship and attention to detail are unlike anything built in the modern era. Designed by the greatest architects of their time, and often built over periods lasting from decades to centuries, these cathedrals stand today much as they did in medieval times. While they are all still a place to worship, many contain amazing works of art drawing visitors from around the world. The seven cathedrals listed here are only the ones that I have had an opportunity to personally visit, certainly there are others waiting to be explored and enjoyed.

7 Grandest Cathedrals in Italy

St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City

Cathedral of Milan

St. Mark’s Basilica, Venice

Duomo of Florence

Cathedral of Siena

Cathedral of Monreale, Sicily

Cathedral of Pisa

1. St. Peter’s Basilica

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