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Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina

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Address: Lungarno Gambacorti, 56100, Pisa, Italy
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Located on the bank of the Arno River, this church is Pisa's finest example...

Located on the bank of the Arno River, this church is Pisa's finest example of Gothic fancy.

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Many people visit Pisa to see the Piazza dei Miracoli, but they forget to visit some of the other beautiful sites in Pisa. This little gem is not open often, but when it is, it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many people visit Pisa to see the Piazza dei Miracoli, but they forget to visit some of the other beautiful sites in Pisa. This little gem is not open often, but when it is, it is worth a quick little visit. Gorgeous and well-maintained.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small Gothic church next to river Arno Original architecture Found it on way back to the railway station Its so interesting walking and finding places like this

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Pattaya, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Witness beautiful Italian architecture in this Duomo, situated along the river...one of the few sights in Pisa away from the Piazza della Miracoli, The Chiesa Di Santa Maria is definitely worth a visit while strolling along the river bank.

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Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

It is a very small but beautiful church by the river in Pisa. I found it by luck while trying to reach the the leaning tower. Unfortunately it was closed but I guess it might be worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

During our Pisa sightseeing we found amazing piece of architectural art Chesa Di Santa Maria della Spina. This small chapel is beautiful with many sculptures on the walls.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

You can't miss this unassuming chapel beside the river with its beautiful architecture and unique story - makes for a photogenic moment beside the river particularly during sunset.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Walking along beside the River Arno, I just happened to see this very beautiful little church but closed & I went back another day to see the inside which was well worth visiting - basically a simple space, i.e. no seats, but architecturally interesting & worth photographs.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Aside the river in Pisa, this small little church is a marvel, with excellent carved stone decorations and not very knows to the tourists.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Nice walk from the monument complex to this little church on the Arno River. Best viewed after lunch when the sun is on the building. Cannot get inside.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

If you are walking along the river you will find this little chapel catch your attention, walk in , it wont take you more than a couple of minutes in and out.

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