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Outside of town, so watch for it and stop if you see it.

This old church is located outside of town, so watch for it and stop if you see it, since you may... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Santa Cruz, California
Charming little church with a history

On the edge of the town of Pienza is a charming little romanesque church, Pieve di Corsignano which... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Pamela F
Powell River, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This old church is located outside of town, so watch for it and stop if you see it, since you may be driving around to find the public pay parking lots.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 4 days ago

On the edge of the town of Pienza is a charming little romanesque church, Pieve di Corsignano which has the distinction of being the place where Pope Pius II was baptized. The name of the church comes from the original name for the town of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pamela F
Reviewed 5 days ago

A church has been here since the 7th century but this one dates back to the 12th. It's filled with medieval symbolism including the Regulus snake at the top of one of the capitols. Be sure to read about the church before going so you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

This is a simple but charming 12th-century church. Our guide informed us that this is the church where popes Pius II & Pius III were baptized.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ray61NJ
Reviewed 7 October 2018

A nice stop on the road out of the city and to the countryside. Well worth looking into this beautiful building.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jan E
Reviewed 15 August 2018

You will be overcome by the simple beauty of the church and the classical form both inside and outside. We attended a wedding there in July and from the first moment so many details caught the eye: the interior including the cross at the high...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Twofrom-
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Be brave and go down the steps at the back down into the crypt! We were the only visitors when we went.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank louk468
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Literally just outside the walls of Pienza lies this architecturally interesting little church. Don't expect frescos, but look at the simple architecture so typical for the Romanesque style.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BarneyHaarlem
Reviewed 23 March 2018

A bit out of the city but worth the drive (5 minutes). It's a really old church with a interesting atmosphere. Don't miss the catacomb.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Colgaton
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

omg! This is one of these places, where you want to get married immediately. little church, where you can be alone only with your thoughts.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank mommmyland
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