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Santa Maria Assunta Cathedral

Cultural heritage | Nebbiu - Conca d'Oro
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The old cathedral of the diocese of Nebbio was probably built on the ruins of an early Christian basilica. Dedicated to the Virgin of the Assumption, Santa Maria Assunta, it probably dates from the first quarter of the twelfth century. The first document mentioning this building dates back to 1144 Listed on the list of historic monuments in 1840. They give rise to significant restoration campaigns . The building combines sobriety related to his time and wealth. Especially by his fresco of the fifteenth century, representing the twelve apostles, its stucco altar made ​​early seventeenth and especially the reliquary containing St Flor, soldier of Christ of the third century , revered by the parishioners of the micro-region during Triennale St. Flor taking place the weekend of Pentecost. During the summer season a permanence of this prestigious building is provided by the Office of Tourism in order to allow the visit. Multilingual audio guides are also available to you . This monument basilica , the unit of white limestone , is composed of a central nave and two aisles covered with wood frame and apparent separated by massive pilasters. The central nave is extended by a semi -circular apse vaulted cul- de-four . Coverage is now gray granite . Good place for sacred songs , you will be pleased to hear there different concerts polyphony making you discover the many sounds and rich culture. Tourist Office of St Florent .

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    A ne pas manquer si vous passez quelques heures à Saint-Florent : visite 2 euros avec un audio-guide très bien fait... qui permet même si vous laissez le MP3 tourner à l'issue de la visite (après le message de fin) d'avoir des informations sur le reste du secteur.

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