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Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina

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Address: Lungarno Gambacorti, 56100, Pisa, Italy
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Located on the bank of the Arno River, this church is Pisa's finest example...

Located on the bank of the Arno River, this church is Pisa's finest example of Gothic fancy.

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Chapel near river

During our Pisa sightseeing we found amazing piece of architectural art Chesa Di Santa Maria della Spina. This small chapel is beautiful with many sculptures on the walls.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is a very small but beautiful church by the river in Pisa. I found it by luck while trying to reach the the leaning tower. Unfortunately it was closed but I guess it might be worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our Pisa sightseeing we found amazing piece of architectural art Chesa Di Santa Maria della Spina. This small chapel is beautiful with many sculptures on the walls.

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't miss this unassuming chapel beside the river with its beautiful architecture and unique story - makes for a photogenic moment beside the river particularly during sunset.

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking along beside the River Arno, I just happened to see this very beautiful little church but closed & I went back another day to see the inside which was well worth visiting - basically a simple space, i.e. no seats, but architecturally interesting & worth photographs.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aside the river in Pisa, this small little church is a marvel, with excellent carved stone decorations and not very knows to the tourists.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Nice walk from the monument complex to this little church on the Arno River. Best viewed after lunch when the sun is on the building. Cannot get inside.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

If you are walking along the river you will find this little chapel catch your attention, walk in , it wont take you more than a couple of minutes in and out.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Such a pretty little church. Said once to have contained a thorn from the crown of Jesus. Well maintained and you can have a look inside. Perched on the edge of the Arno river, lovely location. Worth a little visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I highly recommend visiting this little gem. the architecture on the outside is incredible. In the inside you wont find much as it's quite bare but the outside is well worth it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Free to enter, this tiny church has a beautiful carved roof and is lovely inside as well as out. I went out of my way to look at it and it was well worth the detour.

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