• Art & Culture

Basilica of Saint Pietro in Ciel d’Oro

Where
San Pietro in Ciel d’Oro
Piazza S. Pietro in Ciel d'Oro, 2, Pavia (PV)

San Pietro in Ciel d’Oro, literally Saint Peter in a golden heaven, is one of the most ancient churches in Pavia, dating from the reign of the Goths. The basilica attained its utmost splendour under the reign of the Longobard king Liutprand, when it received the relics of Saint Augustine of Hippo, purchased by the Saracens in Sardinia. At the time of Liutprand they were preserved in a silver chest and placed under the Arca, a marble masterpiece sculpted in 1362 with scenes from the saint’s life. Today the building wears a Romanesque guise. The façade with its pitched roof in sandstone and tile dates from this period (eleventh-twelfth century), while there is no trace of the golden ceiling in the original structure that gave the church its name.

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Places

Basilica di San Pietro in Ciel d’Oro

  • Religious Tourism
Basilica di San Pietro in Ciel d’Oro

Basilica of San Pietro in Ciel d'Oro

  • Art & Culture
Basilica of San Pietro in Ciel d'Oro
56 mt

Archaeology museum and sala longobarda

  • Art & Culture
Archaeology Museum and Sala Longobarda
348 mt

Fraschini theatre

  • Art & Culture
Fraschini theatre
386 mt

Visconti Castle

At the start of the 20th century, Visconti Castle(PV) was acquired by the local municipality and has since been home to the civic museums
  • Tourism Accessible
Visconti Castle
392 mt

Castle Visconteo of Pavia

  • Art & Culture
Castle Visconteo of Pavia
400 mt

Kosmos Natural History Museum

An antique museum with a science collection of the highest value, collated for educational purposes by Lazzaro Spallanzani in 1771.
  • Art & Culture
Kosmos Natural History Museum
522 mt

Church Of Saint Giovanni Domnarum

  • Art & Culture
San Giovanni Domnarum, cripta
547 mt

University Library of Pavia

  • Art & Culture
Salone Teresiano
557 mt

Following history’s trails. Who is the Sun King?

  • Art & Culture
Sun King’s equestrian statue, Monuments Pavia
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Cathedral of Pavia

The most impressive church in Pavia to whose design Leonardo Da Vinci contributed
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  • Art & Culture
Basilica of San Teodoro
944 mt

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  • Art & Culture
Pavia University Campus
962 mt

The Plane Tree of the Pavia Botanical Garden

  • Active & Green
The Plane Tree of the Pavia Botanical Garden
988 mt

Botanical Gardens Pavia

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Orto Botanico
988 mt

Basilica of San Michele Maggiore

  • Art & Culture
Basilica of San Michele Maggiore
1.02 km

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  • Active & Green
Orto Botanico Università di Pavia, Giardini Pavia
1.03 km

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  • Cycle Tourism
From Pavia to Abbiategrasso
1.1 km

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  • Art & Culture
Ponte Coperto Bridge
1.13 km

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San Salvatore was an ancient and powerful monastery of Pavia
  • Art & Culture
Church Of Saint Salvatore Pavia
1.22 km

Events

Insetti XXL

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Insetti XXL
452 mt

Milano Sanremo 2024

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  • Sport
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Where to sleep

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222 mt

LA ROTONDA 2

Pavia
LA ROTONDA 2
233 mt

LA ROTONDA

Pavia
LA ROTONDA
233 mt

MATIBLU

PAVIA
MATIBLU
249 mt

LAB42

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LAB42
262 mt

NEVEREYES

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312 mt

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BORGO CALVENZANO HOUSE
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379 mt

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PAVIA
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399 mt

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418 mt

CASA ALESSIA

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430 mt

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462 mt

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