Old Cathedral, Brescia

Local nameDuomo Vecchio
LocationBrescia, Italy

The Duomo Vecchio or Old Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church in Brescia, Italy; the rustic circular Romanesque co-cathedral stands next to the Duomo Nuovo of Brescia. It is officially known as the Winter Co-Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, while the adjacent main cathedral is known as the Summer Cathedral.

It is one of the most important examples of Romanesque round church in Italy.While some claims for an earlier construction exist, the earliest documents state the cathedral was built in the 11th century on the site of a prior church with a basilica layout. It has a circular shape that became rare after the Council of Trent.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Cathedral,_Brescia

Address 3 Via Trieste, Brescia 25121, Italy

Coordinates 45°32'17.569" N 10°13'18.222" E

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