Acerra, Campania, Italy
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Since the 11th century it has been the seat of the Bishop of Acerra.
The cathedral stands on the site of an Ancient Roman temple of Hercules. It has been rebuilt many times and the present building is of the 19th century. It has a Latin cross ground plan, with a nave and two side aisles separated by piers, and a cupola. The west front is Neo-classical, with eight large Ionic columns standing on a chessboard paving of alternating basalt and marble slabs.
The cathedral contains a number of works of art, of which the principal are:
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