We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Truly Tuscan Experience

A wonderful little church, this building has an intriguing history of miracles, miraculous images... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2015
badgey
,
Melbourne, Australia
A treasure of Rinascimento in Prato

In Prato you can find a wonderful church of Rinascimento: Santa maria delle carceri!!! It was buit... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2015
sandro c
,
Prato, Italy
via mobile
Read all 84 reviews
34
All photos (34)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
2 Sep 2017
“Beautiful Old Church in Prato with Frescoes!!”
15 Dec 2015
“Truly Tuscan Experience”
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Dec
Jan
10°
Feb
Contact
Piazza Santa Maria delle Carceri, Prato, Italy
Website
Improve This Listing
Reviews (84)
Filter reviews
4 results
Traveller rating
1
1
1
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
1
1
1
1
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

This beautiful church inspired by Brunelleschi's Greek Cross plan and commissioned by Medici is one of the more recognised and important Church's of the region. Locals say that many miracles have taken place here in times past and Mary herself is said to have stepped...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Rowie08
Reviewed December 15, 2015

A wonderful little church, this building has an intriguing history of miracles, miraculous images and shows the political relationship between Florence and the surrounding Tuscany from the 14th century. The area was originally a prison with the Madonna and Child image believed to have been...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank badgey
Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

In Prato you can find a wonderful church of Rinascimento: Santa maria delle carceri!!! It was buit under Lorenzo de Medici by his architect Sangallo and now is he second most important church in Prato after Duomo. his name remember that once close there was...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank sandro c
Reviewed January 19, 2013

this was all that made it interesting inside. There is so much more to see in Prato, so we'd give this church a miss.

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank peterandanna
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 nearby hotels
Hotel Flora
105 reviews
.07 km away
Hotel San Marco
226 reviews
.31 km away
Albergo Il Giglio
77 reviews
.33 km away
Hotel Giardino
139 reviews
.34 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 580 nearby restaurants
Biscottificio Antonio Mattei
619 reviews
.13 km away
Biscottificio Mattei
147 reviews
.13 km away
Messer Lampredotto
132 reviews
.14 km away
Gucci Doc RistoBistro
132 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 95 nearby attractions
Museo di Palazzo Pretorio
263 reviews
.14 km away
Duomo di Prato
585 reviews
.28 km away
Chiesa di San Francesco
18 reviews
.09 km away
Museo Del Tessuto
162 reviews
.24 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Santa Maria delle Carceri staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines