Spoleto Cathedral Spoleto, Italy 1160-98
The lovely Duomo di Spoleto dates from the 12th century. It features a fine Romanesque facade, magnificent frescoes by Fra Filippo Lippi and others, and a handwritten letter from St. Francis of Assisi.
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- Spoleto CathedralCathedral of the Assumption of St. MaryCattedrale di Santa Maria AssuntaDuomo di Santa Maria AssuntaDuomo di Spoleto
- 42.735382° N, 12.740514° E
Splendid SpoletoPosted April 24, 2008 by Holly Hayes Part of: The Great European Road Trip
We loved Spoleto, a smallish town in a beautiful location overlooking the Umbrian countryside. It is filled with old and interesting churches, the streets and buildings have an authentic medieval feel, and the shops and restaurants are excellent. But they aren't kidding when they call it a hill town - those streets…
- Robinson, Paschal. “The Writings of St. Francis of Assisi VI: To Brother Leo.” Sacred Texts. Web.