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Piazza Pio II, 53026, Pienza, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 6, 2017

The Duomo of Pienza is an amazing piece of history. Visiting the main church is not enough to understand its role in the area, you have to get into the caves of the basement, where the original furniture of the Duomo is shown, together with...More

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Reviewed December 9, 2016

Unfortunately this was under repair and missed the best of the place. It was really cold as the winds were unrelenting during that day. Found the best local hand made leather shop nearby.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cathedral is beautiful with paintings on the walls and high vaulted ceilings. Its quite large and very quiet.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cathedral, dedicated to Santa Matia Assunta, is built as a part of the city’s reconstruction, based on an idea of the Pope Pius II Picolommini in 1462. It is a rather simple building, made in a Gothic style, designed by Bernardo Rosellino, with an...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2018

Wonderful little church in the middle of Pienza's old town, picturesque with the rolling Tuscan hills behind it. Simple exterior mirrors the simple interior, but not bland. Also a good shelter from the rain :)

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Reviewed August 23, 2018

A Duomo is a cathedral, the seat of the bishop in an area diocese. Each cathedral is a church, but not all churches are cathedrals. And most cathedrals exemplify gaudy wealth. Il Duomo di Pienza portrays simplicity, and understated elegance. In front of the Duomo...More

1  Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed July 27, 2018

It's well worth getting off the main road to visit this beautiful little Tuscan village, !with its unbelievable and unbeatable views

1  Thank DMinFlorida
Reviewed July 26, 2018

A must see when you are in Pienza. The city was well planned and the Duomo adds to its charm. The Duomo is in the main square and is the centerpiece of the city.

1  Thank Marty B
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful full of light interior of the 15th century Cathedral is remarkable in its simplicity and harmony. Rather plain facade matches the interior, austere and plain, but very imposing and impressive. Lovely church in magical Pienza...

1  Thank Noraatc
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Just beautiful… It’s a stand out for a cathedral in such a small town… Was a highlight for us in Pienza

1  Thank 653fayef
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Love walking into all these lovely churches in these small towns Pienza was no exception. Worth a stop.

1  Thank houstontravelingfool
Reviewed June 19, 2018

The town of Pienza is just gorgeous. The beautiful courtyard in front of the church has many flowers, just like the rest of the town. After seeing so many gorgeous ornate churches during our visit, this one was not that impressive. It is worth stopping...More

1  Thank MVPinBoynton
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