Ruvo di Puglia Cathedral Places Nearby

Bitonto CathedralBitonto Cathedral

The largest cathedral in Puglia, Bitonto Cathedral offers imposing Romanesque architecture, carved portals and corbels, a marble pulpit, a griffin floor mosaic, a fine crypt and extensive archaeological excavations.

Shrine of Padre PioShrine of Padre Pio

Located in southern Italy, this is the second-most visited Catholic shrine in the world. It centers on the tomb of St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, a Capuchin friar, priest and mystic known for his devotion.

Troia CathedralTroia Cathedral

Nestled in the historic center of a hilltop town in Puglia, Troia Cathedral was begun in 1093 and combines Puglian Romanesque with Byzantine and Muslim influences.

Basilica di San ClementeBasilica di San Clemente

This lovely 12th-century basilica stands over two previous sacred buildings: a church built in 392 and a 2nd-century Mithraic cave temple.

ColosseumColosseum

Built in 80 CE to host gladiatorial combats and other entertainment, the Colosseum was the largest amphitheatre in the Roman world. Although much damaged and plundered over the centuries, it remains an imposing presence in the heart of Rome.

PantheonPantheon

This magnificent ancient temple was built by Emperor Hadrian in 125 and converted into a church in 609. It is the oldest intact ancient building in Rome.

Basilica di Santa Maria sopra MinervaBasilica di Santa Maria sopra Minerva

Said to be Rome's only Gothic church, this 13th-century basilica was built over a temple to Minerva. It contains many art treasures and the venerated tomb of St. Catherine of Siena.

Milvian BridgeMilvian Bridge

On this ancient bridge over the Tiber River in 312 CE, Constantine the Great defeated Maxentius to become the sole Roman emperor of the West. Blown up in 1849 and rebuilt the following year, the Milvian Bridge now carries only pedestrians across the river.

St. Peter's BasilicaSt. Peter's Basilica

St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City is the world headquarters of Roman Catholicism and one of the largest churches in the world. Founded by Constantine the Great in 324, it stands over the tomb of Saint Peter the Apostle.

Basilica di San FrancescoBasilica di San Francesco

Housing the tomb of St. Francis and filled with spectacular medieval frescoes by Giotto, this church is Assisi's crowning glory. It is a major place of pilgrimage for St. Francis devotees and art lovers alike.

Oratorio di Santa CitaOratorio di Santa Cita

Built in the 16th century in gratitude for the Virgin Mary's intervention at the Battle of Lepanto (1571) against the Turks, this oratory features a magnificent stucco relief of the battle by Giacomo

Museo Archeologico

Housed in a former monastery, Palermo's Regional Archaeological Museum is one of the grandest archaeological museums in Italy. It is stuffed with artifacts from prehistoric times to the Roman era.

Santa Caterina

An impressive example of Sicilian Baroque, the 17th- and 18th-century interior of Santa Caterina overwhelms the senses with colors, textures, sculpture and marble inlay.

Palermo Cathedral

In 1184, Palermo's archbishop founded this cathedral on the site of a mosque, which had itself been built over an early Christian church.