The Trento Cathedral
The Trento Cathedral, built in the XII century in Gothic-Romanesque style is mentioned in history books for the famous Council of Trent that served for the spreading of Christianity and counteracting the Lutheran Counter Reformation. The cathedral has different facades, in one the rose window of the transept that portrays “the wheel of fortune”, the Porta dei Leoni and a Loggia. A box or a stall is shown. On the other side, there is a fresco of the 14th century and a rose window depicting Christ on the throne. The wall that overlooks Piazza d’Arogno is less decorated while on the other walls the apse of San Giovanni, the Castelletto of the Bishops, the bell tower of San Romedio, and the apse of Santo Stefano is displayed . The main altar is in a baroque style. The interior of the cathedral is in gothic style and is represented by three naves divided by fourteen pillars. In the first nave is the chapel of the crucifix, in the second you find the tomb of the Bishop, and the third nave has frescoes of the XIII and XV centuries and the statue of the “Madonna degli annegati”.
The Trento Cathedral is located in Duomo square, one of the most beautiful squares in Italy where you can admire the Renaissance palaces and the Fountain of Neptune. The square full of charm has arcades, and palaces of the sixteenth century that host restaurants and shops. If you look carefully you will see not only the facades of the houses painted in 1530, but the representation of the history of medieval times and the renaissance of Trento.