Nicastro Cathedral

Nicastro Cathedral was built in the Byzantine period in an unknown place. In 1100, Countess Eremburga, niece of Robert Guiscard, built a new cathedral dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul, majestic and in Romanesque style. This building collapsed in the earthquake of 1638, and in 1640 Bishop Giovan Tommaso Perrone began building a new cathedral on the present site. At the end of the 19th century, the 17th-century facade completely lost its architectural character, and the facade was modified again in 1925, resuming its current design. In 1935, the maiolica-covered dome was raised and in the middle of the 20th century, the present staircase was built.

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