Cattedrale di Asmara, Asmara

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Admire the complex Romanesque and Gothic facade of Cattedrale di Asmara. Built in 1922 by the Italian colonial government, this brick and stone edifice features a 52 m (170 ft) belfry clock tower and a number of ornate pinnacles. Step inside to see the ornately decorated interior with arches and chandeliers, and the play of light coming from round side-windows and the main cupola. The building serves as the seat of the Eritrean Archeparchy of Asmara. Put Cattedrale di Asmara into our Asmara trip itinerary builder site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This building is one good looking complex and the towns basic landmark. Everyone knows how to get to and it is also easy to get there.There are constant prayers on schedules in this cathedral but ther...  more »
  • The most beautiful thing is to hear the mass in Italian and hear the Cattolocii Crustians who speak and Rispopndono in Italian, I spoke with some of them and understand only the words of the mass... The religion is fantastically "interesting"-rigid and classic style, stands out on the main street because it seems to be in northern Italy, clean and precise, a quick visit also deserves All'intewrno if you talk to the pastor will let you through and maybe offer you a Coffee or the offrritretge to him.. Bring if you have clothes for the poor
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