Tourist Attraction in Tropea: Cattedrale di Maria Santissima di Romania
The Cathedral of Maria Santissima of Romania is located in Tropea and is a concathedral of the diocese of Mileto, Nicotera eTropea. It was built around the twelfth century by the Normans. During the seventeenth century, the building was transformed into a baroque style and stretched 12 meters. He suffered a lot of damage because of the many earthquakes and had numerous restorations. A longitudinal development, with three naves in Norman style, the structure was built entirely of yellow tuff and lava stone. The interior houses the icon of the patron saint of the city, the Virgin of Romania, the work of a pupil of Giotto, dating back to around 1230 and of oriental origin. Particular attention deserves the majestic Black Crucifix, probably coming from France and datable not before 1600.