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Piazza Duomo, Cattedrale di Piacenza
The dome of  the Cathedral is decorated by an extraordinary series of frescoes painted by Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri - Cento, FE, 1591 – Bologna, 1666), between 1626 and 1627.
The visitors will have the opportunity to climb up the inside of the Cathedral's dome to look closely at the six units frescoed with the images of prophets: Haggai, Hosea, Zechariah, Ezekiel, Micaiah, Geremiah, the lunettes about the episodes of Jesus's childhood - Announcement to the shepherds, Adoration of the shepherds, Presentation in the temple, The flight into Egypt - the portrait of eight Sibyls and the frieze on the dome tambour. 

It is possible up to the Dome to admire the GUERCINO'S FRESCOES through a path of 136 steps.
The entrance to go up to the dome is in via Prevostura 7, on the back of the Cathedral. 
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Entrance fee
Tickets: full 10,00 euros
reduced and groups 8,00 euros, reduced school groups 5,00 euros
The entrance to the Cathedral to admire the dome from the bottom up is free
Last update
Friday, 08 March 2019
News and information edited by the Tourist Information Office of the Municipalities of Bobbio, Borgonovo V.T., Castell'Arquato, Piacenza and Vigolzone