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Duomo di Prato

Piazza del Duomo, 59100, Prato, Italy
+39 0574 26234
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Lovely architecture and history

Although when we visited there was a film crew, they still allowed us in which was nice. The... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
fjane84
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Island of Malta, Malta
Special destination for those who love art

Prato is a bit of a hidden treasure - located 30 minutes from Florence, it contains some... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
LizTh
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Chapel Hill, NC
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DAL Lunedì al Sabato dalle 10.00 alle 17.00 Domenica e festivi dalle 13.00 alle 17.00 CHIUSO 25 DICEMBRE, 26 DICEMBRE, PASQUA, 8 SETTEMBRE Gli orari potranno essere modificati per esigenze liturgiche
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Piazza del Duomo, 59100, Prato, Italy
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Although when we visited there was a film crew, they still allowed us in which was nice. The ceiling frescoes are very impressive and there are beautiful stained glass windows. No photos are allowed inside. The outside pulpit is in wonderful condition, and so decorated!...More

1  Thank fjane84
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Prato is a bit of a hidden treasure - located 30 minutes from Florence, it contains some spectacular art as well as a pleasant ambiance. The Duomo Museum has excellent explanations in English and the staff is most pleasant. Similarly, Palazzo Pretorio excels in its...More

2  Thank LizTh
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Admittance to the cathedral is free but you need to get a ticket at the duomo museo to see the frescoes. Also the frescoes are not open all the time. For instance today (Sunday) they didnt open until 3pm. Some fabulous sculptures/architecture in any case.

1  Thank Lyn&MarkfromOz
Reviewed 8 May 2017

It was a rainy Sunday when we arrived to town. We walked town the streets and found this nice cathedral. Recommended for those who is interesting in architechture and religious buildings

Thank annachernykh2017
Reviewed 14 April 2017

A lovely Tuscan cathedral, definitely worth the trip. Prato has a smallish historical center, easy to walk.

Thank Lauretta D
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is an old cathedral full of art and history. It also preserves the girdle of the Virgin Mary. The entrance ticket is combined with the Duomo museum that runs alongside and under the Duomo. This is well worth the 1 - 2 hours you...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

If you have already visited others cathedrals in Italy you will remain really disappointed . In general I don't think prato is a tourist city ...

Thank Nicola P
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This church is so beautiful and so unique. On one side it features an exterior pulpit with top that is shaped like an ornate umbrella. I've never seen a a pulpit like this and it's so lovely. We were there on a rainy day so...More

Thank DaVinci-Devotee
Reviewed 3 November 2016

One had never thought of visiting this city not far from Florence; it seemed to be noted more as a commercial centre for wool and other trades than for art or for religious purposes. But a story about its Duomo unearthed from a history of...More

1  Thank EloZ523
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I often visit Prato as an invited lecturer at the Monash University (Melbourne, Australia) satellite campus in Prato, and I never miss visiting the Cathedral. It has stunning frescoes by a number of famous Renaissance artists, but I would especially point out the ones by...More

1  Thank Jeff R
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thank you for this. I asked to be notified when I received an answer and I received nothing. i just saw your reply today July 7. Sorry for the slow response. Yes, i did see the cintura
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