Cathedral of Cremona, Cremona

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Must see · Observation Deck · Religious Site
The façade of 12th-century Cathedral of Cremona is one of the most important examples of Romanesque art in Europe. Inside, admire important frescoes, the wooden choir, and the large silver and gold altar cross. Climb 502 steps to the top of the iconic bell tower, the tallest premodern building in Italy. Stop before the top to visit the small display--with video--about the clockworks of the tower. Use our Cremona trip itinerary maker to visit Cathedral of Cremona on your trip to Cremona, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • amazing , loved it really much even the day we were there was raining a lot but we got the chance to get in and take a good look of the art work which was amazing. We also got assisted by a local to.....  more »
  • Sort of barren and quiet. Visit to see center of Cremona and it’s major church. Church was dark but that may be the style. Not too much too see around it though. Smell of cow manure was strong all.....  more »
  • Gorgeous cathedral with the world's largest clock and 500 steps to the to of the tower. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Cremona
  • Absolutely beautiful inside and constantly full of life inside and outside. Near a lot of wonderful gelaterias and restaurants.

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