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Beautiful Gothic facade

The Gothic church was built in the second half of the 13th century, ordered by Saint Dominic for... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Borzov
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Rijeka, Croatia
A very quiet place to visit

A smaller church compared to the duomo but has this charm one can admire. It is a bit dimmed from... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Drinaaa
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Marsascala, Malta
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

The Gothic church was built in the second half of the 13th century, ordered by Saint Dominic for the friars of his order. It has a magnificent facade made of white and grey marble with Gothic loggias and the central rose window in the upper...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

A smaller church compared to the duomo but has this charm one can admire. It is a bit dimmed from inside, quiet, clean and very good place to rest, meditate or pray. Really good energy

Thank Drinaaa
Reviewed 27 July 2018

While this church does not appear (to me) to be it full original glory, it has an amazing interior. I had a little difficulty finding it, I would recommend a good detailed map.

Thank redhead1015
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Not only the beautiful facade, but the interior frescos are worth to see. From outside most probably you don't realize how big it is. Nice glass windows.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 28 May 2018

|Its stunningly beautiful sitting on the edge of the river it has been getting restored and now it is nearly complete and we were lucky too get too see inside and its beautiful

Thank Cookiesmith56
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This is the sweetest church from the outside, but wow, when you enter it's enormous - and mostly empty. Historically, it is mentioned for the first time in 1211, then associated with a hospital. The current edifice was built between 1251 and 1300, commissioned by...More

Thank UrbanDrifter
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful small church located in the Piazza . It has beautiful paintings on the walls and the ceilings

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

If it rains in Pisa, look out for churches for a sit down and shelter. Santa Caterina is unusually bare and with no lighting but with a huge far away window it has a special atmosphere.

Thank SaltPepperAndSpice
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria is a small church built in the 13th century and located about half a mile to the east of the Cathedral of Pisa. It has beautiful stained glass windows.

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is a very simplistic church that doesn't have much art... and is utterly dark, to the point the austel doesn't even show on the pictures i took from about 15 feet. Skip this.

Thank Isa-Francis
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