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Duomo (Cattedrale di San Zeno)

Piazza del Duomo, Pistoia, Italy
+39 0573 25095
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This 12th-century cathedral is a principal component of one of the finest piazzas in Italy.
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Piazza del Duomo, Pistoia, Italy
+39 0573 25095

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

The Pistoia Cathedral is a beautiful Romanesque style church. The facade features an alternating white-and-grey band design endemic to churches of northern Italy as well as Moorish arches, a tribute to the Spanish Mudejar style. It was closed as we got there later in the...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This cathedral is very impressive from the outside, and the inside is also interesting but you cannot take photos inside. There is fixed audio guide phone which is 1 euro for lots of info in English- I recommend it, although a written leaflet would be...More

Thank fjane84
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The Cathedral is easily reached, apart from market day on a Saturday when you can lose your bearings. Not a vast church but well worth a look for architecture and art works.

Thank Christine335
Reviewed 31 October 2016

A very beautiful and interesting Duomo. Well worth a visit with interesting medieval frescoes, crypts and silver alter. However some later intrusions sometimes ruin the atmosphere but still worth a visit.

Thank Pierre B
Reviewed 30 June 2016

...you can breathing the old fashioned spirit of the city, don't forget to visit this place when you arrive in Pistoia!

Thank lipao
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This grand church / Duomo is a spectacular one with its outside packed layered alternating dark and white marble colors surmounted with marble boxes in classic design, really beautiful. Entrance through massive sculptured doors into a gilt filled interior packed with masterpieces. Must see when...More

Thank David B L
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Dropped by fate into this lovely city we sought relief from the heat of the sun and headed here like so many churches in Italy this is so beautiful but much more calm than many. If only there was more of it.!

Thank Outofthelaw
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Such a beautiful Cathedral and well worth the visit. So much history around so get yourself a brochure so you know the history that surrounds you.

Thank SusanP196
Reviewed 30 September 2015

It houses important pieces of art: a silver altar, a wall tapestry, and a very nice della Robbia Madonna

Thank panka121
Reviewed 28 September 2015

One of the main historical building on the Duomo square of Pistoia, with one of the highest bell tower around Italy. It has a Romanic style façade with other different style inside. During Christmas time the Nativity scene is built in the crypt by a...More

Thank Marco D
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