Santa Maria in Castello is a Romanesque
-style, Roman Catholic
church located on Via di Porta Castello #35 in Tarquinia
, province of Viterbo
, region of Lazio
This church was built in 1121- 1208 atop the earlier Chapel of ''Santa Maria ad rupes''. It served as Cathedral until 1435, when the role was assigned to the Tarquinia Cathedral
. The church fell into disrepair, and underwent restorations.
It has a cosmatesque decoration and a polygonal baptismal font. The presbytery has a ciborium
. The façade has three portals and a Lombard-style oculus. The church naves ended in three apses.Comune of Taquinia
Ufficio Informazioni Accoglienza Turistica, entry on church.
Category:Romanesque architecture in Lazio
Category:13th-century Roman Catholic church buildings in Italy
Category:Churches completed in 1208