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Il Duomo di Pienza

Piazza Pio II, 53026, Pienza, Italy
+39 0578 749059
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CALM CATHEDRAL - SIMPLE

Calm small cathedral, more simple and less ornate than many others, it felt comfortable. Good to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Averil N
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Exeter, United Kingdom
Should not be compared to other cathedrals in the region

The advantage here is that you can enjoy amazing wall and ceiling paintings without the need for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Phayao13
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Stockholm
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Piazza Pio II, 53026, Pienza, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Calm small cathedral, more simple and less ornate than many others, it felt comfortable. Good to explore as very few people visiting. Take the time to look around as there so very much to see. Quite disturbed by the very sizeable cracks across the floor...More

Thank Averil N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The advantage here is that you can enjoy amazing wall and ceiling paintings without the need for peace.Here another story is told and it is by no means uninteresting

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would say this was just an average duomo as in many other little Tuscan hill towns. The views from the alleyways set it apart from anywhere else. It was also interesting to see a school of budding young artists doing their best to draw...More

Thank AJandCin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The church itself is not as richly decorated as other in Florence or Siena. Still interesting. More interesting though is the story of the construction and repairs over the years. We first thought that some cracks in the wall were caused by earth quakes in...More

Thank Jacob T
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place. Well worth a visit. We bought a book about the marble floor as it was a great way to understand the history of the region

Thank sheilabrightBobbie
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Elegant in its simplicity…serenely cool in the summer heat, wafting ghostly breezes in the dim light……alive with gentle memories of past times...

Thank Ellena H
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The Duomo of Pienza is an amazing piece of history. Visiting the main church is not enough to understand its role in the area, you have to get into the caves of the basement, where the original furniture of the Duomo is shown, together with...More

Thank Cristiano
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Unfortunately this was under repair and missed the best of the place. It was really cold as the winds were unrelenting during that day. Found the best local hand made leather shop nearby.

Thank Kum C
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Pienza is my favorite small Tuscan village and the Duamo on the square is great both inside and outside..

Thank PascalsofNapier
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The Duomo is among several striking buildings surrounding Piazza Pio II. There is a perfect harmonious shape to everything here. To one side of the small but beautiful square is the Duomo. The interior is well worth a look. The whole area is so picturesque....More

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