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Collegiata di Santa Maria Assunta - Duomo di San Gimignano

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A must see. The walls are trotally covered with frescoes in cartoon style, telling the stories from the bible. Unique, very well preserved. Recommend to take the audio guide.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ToneLill
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Thanks to people responsible for creating the audioguide my visit to this church was incredibly enjoyable. It gives you comprehensive information about all the interior, explaining stories from Old and New Testament depicted on frescoes. It's included in the price of the ticket which at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Krzysiek O
Reviewed October 17, 2018

The church's plain exterior hides it's beautiful interior. It is covered with frescoes covering the Bible from Adam and Eve to the Crucifixion and beyond--St. Sebastian. It is well worth the small admission charge to visit this church. In addition, it's a nice break from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

The duomo is simple in my opinion, and due to the fact that you have to pay in order to visit it i would just skip it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vitaly F
Reviewed September 29, 2018

The Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Assunta or Duomo is one of the most important examples of Romanesque architecture in Tuscany. The first church here was built in the 10th century and the present one was erected in the 12th century. But, it is more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Borzov
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Ever since I saw Tea with Mussolini I’ve wanted to visit this particular church. It did not disappoint. They open at 10:00...avoid the crowd and be there early. The interior is fascinating. It seems like every inch of wall space is covered with something. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 63kathyl
Reviewed September 6, 2018

There is an admission fee, but it includes an audio guide. Well restored frescoes, paintings, and sculptures, some from famous artists.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gary H
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We visited while on a day tour from Florence, so we had only about an hour here, but it was enough to see the best works. Many of the panels date from the 1300s, and they are still in good condition. Artists include Lippo Memmi,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rondi3
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Take your time to visit this church. It is full of frescos, and you can spend quite a time to see it all. A very pleasant visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 545medva
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Simple, elegance describes this lovely church which is a place for quiet reflection and prayer. Helps keep travelers centered on the important things in life.

Date of experience: December 2017
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