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Tropea Historical

In Tropea's beguiling warren of lanes, seek out the old Norman cathedral, whose main altar contains the locally revered icon of the Madonna di Romania, protectress of the city. Also of interest are the imposing 14th-century "Black Crucifix," in one of the side chapels, and the adjoining Museo Diocesano, which contains an archaeological section and a collection of sacred art, including a life-size statue of Santa Domenica in solid silver, dating from 1738.  November through March, the cathedral is open for church services only, but if you're quiet and respectful, you can probably sneak a peek.

Historical Church

Quick Facts

Largo Duomo
Tropea, Calabria  89861, Italy


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Cathedral free, Museo Diocesano €2, Closed Nov.–Mar., except for services

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