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Collegiata di Santa Maria Assunta - Duomo di San Gimignano

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Piazza del Duomo 2, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Vitaly F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

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.

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

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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.

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.

Thank catherinew270
Reviewed July 1, 2018

The ticket into the Duomo also includes a small museum of religious artifacts. The Duomo is decorated with colourful and detailed frescoes with scenes from the Old & New Testament. Very richly decorated and well worth a view. There is a chapel to Santa Fina...More

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed June 22, 2018

An amazing basilica which is a must do in San Gimignano. The frescoes by di Bartolo and Gozzoli, which cover every square inch of the walls, are absolutely fantastic. They've been described as a medieval comic strip which, although it may sound a little disrespectful,...More

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