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Located on the bank of the Arno River, this church is Pisa's finest example of Gothic fancy.
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Lungarno Gambacorti, 56100, Pisa, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outside is so good and it is possible to visit inside.The man is polite and good. Nice visit. It is 25minutes walk from the Pisa train station.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

On the banks of the Arno (was moved to here as it was originally much closer to the river), this tiny gem seems out of place. The very ornate outside contrasts with the simple plain interior. Definitely worth a look if strolling along the river.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Con53
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The small church was known as the Pontenovo church because of the new bridge that existed nearby but was never rebuilt after it collapsed in the 15th century. It was later named after the part of the Jesus’ crown of thorns that was brought here...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Borzov
Reviewed 21 September 2018

When you are just walking along the river, you will just "meet" this amazing piece of art. Nothing hype around this church, but there should be, because it's just so amazing, detailed, and it caught your eyes. Inside, it was surprising for us because lots...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Linkin55
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

A lovely, simple church but nothing to it. I suppose the way religious prayer was meant to be, simple and modest but as a tourist its not overly worth going to. But if you are walking by, step in as its free and something to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gerardmck365
Reviewed 25 August 2018

If you're in Pisa, make sure to stop at this little church. The architecture is beautiful and reminded me of some of the churches in Florence because of the colors. It is right on the Arno River and easy to get to from most locations.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Portia82104
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely church which is no longer consecrated. Makes a nice stop along the river to take in its Gothic beauty.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tamaletown
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Small but beautiful church on the south bank of the Arno. Gothic in style with a very ornate exterior. Closed when we visited.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Roskers
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

A very ornate, little gothic church right on the edge of the Arno river originally constructed in the 13th century and then dismantled and raised to a higher point on the river bank in the 19th century. Worth looking over the spectacular and intricate exterior...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank inoble
Reviewed 19 July 2018

On the river bank you can see this little marble church. It is full with carvings, just you can not go inside. But an excellent photo opportunity.

Date of experience: June 2018
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