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Montefiascone

wikipedia: Montefiascone Cathedral or the Basilica of Santa Margherita (Italian: Cattedrale di Santa Margherita) is a former Roman Catholic cathedral in Montefiascone in the province of Viterbo, Italy, dedicated to Saint Margaret of Antioch, the patron saint of the town. It was formerly the seat of the Bishop of Montefiascone and is now a basilica minor.


It is one of the most important churches in the area, and has one of the largest domes in Italy (27 m. diameter), which is visible from most of the towns of the Viterbo area.

wikipedia: Montefiascone is a town and comune of the province of Viterbo, Italy, located on a hill on the southeast side of Lake Bolsena, 113 km by rail northwest of Rome.

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Tags: montefiascone; cathedral; santa margherita; basilica; italy; viterbo; lazio; lacio; wojtar; sadlej; margaret the virgin; antioch
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