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Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption and Saint Modestinus

Piazza Duomo, 5, 83100 Avellino AV, Italy

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About Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption and Saint Modestinus

The cathedral dedicated to the Madonna Assunta in Cielo and to the Saints Modestino, Fiorentino, and Flaviano is an architectural work of great importance, located in the heart of the historic center of the Irpinia capital, in the oldest area of ​​the city, called the hill of the main place of Catholic worship in the city of Avellino, as well as the mother church of the diocese of Avellino.  The facade of the cathedral, made of highly decorated marble, is of neoclassical style.



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Campania is one of the regions of Southern Italy and stretches along the Tyrrhenian Sea, from the mouth of the Garigliano River to the Gulf of Policastro. The mild climate, the beauty of the coasts, the richness of its art and history, and the love for food make Campania the fascinating territory that it is.