Spoleto: De Duomo

Spoleto’s kathedraal van Santa Maria Assunta, oftewel de Duomo, kan zeker tot de vele hoogtepunten van de stad worden gerekend. De huidige Duomo werd in de late twaalfde en vroege dertiende eeuw gebouwd en verving toen een eerdere kathedraal die vermoedelijk uit de achtste of negende eeuw dateerde. Deze eerdere…

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Spoleto: San Pietro

The San Pietro is located south of the historical centre of Spoleto, at the foot of the Monteluco. The church is and has always been outside the city walls and is therefore also known as San Pietro extra moenia or San Pietro fuori le Mura. It occupies a site that…

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Spoleto: The Duomo

Spoleto’s cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta or Duomo can certainly be counted among the city’s many highlights. The current Duomo was built in the late twelfth and early thirteenth century and replaced an earlier cathedral which seems to date from the eighth or ninth century. This earlier cathedral, known as…

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