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Santa Maria delle Carceri

Piazza Santa Maria delle Carceri, Prato, Italy
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Beautiful Old Church in Prato with Frescoes!!

This beautiful church inspired by Brunelleschi's Greek Cross plan and commissioned by Medici is one... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Rowie08
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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Truly Tuscan Experience

A wonderful little church, this building has an intriguing history of miracles, miraculous images... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2015
badgey
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Melbourne, Australia
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
2 Sep 2017
“Beautiful Old Church in Prato with Frescoes!!”
15 Dec 2015
“Truly Tuscan Experience”
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Piazza Santa Maria delle Carceri, Prato, Italy
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This beautiful church inspired by Brunelleschi's Greek Cross plan and commissioned by Medici is one of the more recognised and important Church's of the region. Locals say that many miracles have taken place here in times past and Mary herself is said to have stepped...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2015

A wonderful little church, this building has an intriguing history of miracles, miraculous images and shows the political relationship between Florence and the surrounding Tuscany from the 14th century. The area was originally a prison with the Madonna and Child image believed to have been...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

In Prato you can find a wonderful church of Rinascimento: Santa maria delle carceri!!! It was buit under Lorenzo de Medici by his architect Sangallo and now is he second most important church in Prato after Duomo. his name remember that once close there was...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2013

this was all that made it interesting inside. There is so much more to see in Prato, so we'd give this church a miss.

Thank peterandanna
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