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This church is unique in that the apse faces away from the Holy city.Just to the right as you enter the church is the Baptismal font. Behind is the " annunciation by Robbia. The mummified body off St Zika can also be viewed.
I went specifically to see St. Zita’s mummified body and was not disappointed. Read up about her and the church before you go because the tomb of Richard the King from the 700s is there as well as the “American Chapel” which has an interesting...More
This building is renowned for its front façade that contains a beautiful mosaic which was added in the 14th century and its impressive ornate bell tower.
The church itself is a peaceful place open to early evening. Once you have completed your visit, stop off...More
The Romanesque architecture of the church was a tradition in the city before the influences from Pisa and northern Italy changed the character of the city’s architecture. It was built in the 12th century and the striking decoration of the facade was added in the...More
There are a lot of beautiful, interesting churches to visit in Italy with many free to enter. The admission here was a mere 3 Euro, but for me, I'm not sure what San Frediano had to offer made it particularly notable. The story and chapel...More
I've been in Italy for a few weeks and have seen a number of churches. They are overwhelming huge, with painted ceilings, ancient art work, gilded wood, and quiet chapels. This church has all that, including a very nice stone fountain with dragons on it....More