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Address: Via Cavour, Pistoia, Italy
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Another very interesting pulpi

The church in itself is not special, although the side facade with its typical medieval stripped marble is incredible. Inside again it is a typical medieval church but there is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 October 2016
Pierre B
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San Gwann, Malta

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San Gwann, Malta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The church in itself is not special, although the side facade with its typical medieval stripped marble is incredible. Inside again it is a typical medieval church but there is one of the most unusual medieval pulpits I have ever seen. On one side it is attached to the wall instead of the usual free standing on four columns. Try... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

The facade is amazing with its antique stripes. It holds excellent pieces of art, altars, baptismal fonts and painting.

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Barga, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

at some point in the middleages Pistoia counted 115 churches, for a population of 8000 people. The catholic church at the time was certainly onje of the main employers! San Giovanni Fuorcivitas, ie St John outcide the city walls, is one of those 115 churches, Strikinggly beautiful is the freeze above the main entrance, depicting the last supper. Try and... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013

A church with an impressive and very distinctive exterior. Inside it was somewhat of a different story, as the interior was rather gloomy making it difficult to make out any details. Since it is free, however, it is definitely worth popping in if you are passing by.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013

With such a bravura front it would be difficult for the interior to match it. This most extraordinary of buildings proclaims wealth with its show facade to the street. Internally it is dark and pretty boring apart from the exceptional pulpit which is well worth studying...like the one at nearby St Bartolomeo. Worth a few minutes visit, and like all... More 

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