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Collegiata di Santa Maria Assunta - Duomo di San Gimignano

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Piazza del Duomo 2, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

A must see. The walls are trotally covered with frescoes in cartoon style, telling the stories from the bible. Unique, very well preserved. Recommend to take the audio guide.

Thank ToneLill
Reviewed 5 days ago

Thanks to people responsible for creating the audioguide my visit to this church was incredibly enjoyable. It gives you comprehensive information about all the interior, explaining stories from Old and New Testament depicted on frescoes. It's included in the price of the ticket which at...More

Thank Krzysiek O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The church's plain exterior hides it's beautiful interior. It is covered with frescoes covering the Bible from Adam and Eve to the Crucifixion and beyond--St. Sebastian. It is well worth the small admission charge to visit this church. In addition, it's a nice break from...More

Thank glennr2
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The duomo is simple in my opinion, and due to the fact that you have to pay in order to visit it i would just skip it.

Thank Vitaly F
Reviewed 29 September 2018

The Collegiate Church of Santa Maria Assunta or Duomo is one of the most important examples of Romanesque architecture in Tuscany. The first church here was built in the 10th century and the present one was erected in the 12th century. But, it is more...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Ever since I saw Tea with Mussolini I’ve wanted to visit this particular church. It did not disappoint. They open at 10:00...avoid the crowd and be there early. The interior is fascinating. It seems like every inch of wall space is covered with something. The...More

Thank 63kathyl
Reviewed 7 September 2018

There is an admission fee, but it includes an audio guide. Well restored frescoes, paintings, and sculptures, some from famous artists.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 19 July 2018

We visited while on a day tour from Florence, so we had only about an hour here, but it was enough to see the best works. Many of the panels date from the 1300s, and they are still in good condition. Artists include Lippo Memmi,...More

Thank rondi3
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Take your time to visit this church. It is full of frescos, and you can spend quite a time to see it all. A very pleasant visit.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Simple, elegance describes this lovely church which is a place for quiet reflection and prayer. Helps keep travelers centered on the important things in life.

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