Tuesday, February 1, 2011

The Duomo

The Duomo is the Cathedral of Verona, called Santa Maria Matricolare. It was built on the site of two paleo-christian churches destroyed by an earthquake in 1117. The "new" building was consacrated on the 13rd of september, 1187.
Detail of the portal.

7 comments:

Leif Hagen said...

A grand photo of the cathedral details!
1187?! We have some churches built in 1987 over here!

Saretta said...

I just love stonework! Always beautiful...why don't we do it anymore?

Babzy said...

Very nice detail !

brattcat said...

love the palette and perspective here.

Randy said...

Wonderful photo! I love the detail in the building.

Isabel said...

I enjoyed my visit to your blog. Very nice photographs!. I'll come back!!

Jimmy said...

Very nice! If I ever get to visit Verona, I will be sure to use your blog as a guide :)

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