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Address: Piazza Pio II, 53026, Pienza, Italy
Phone Number:
0578749059
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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The Duomo of Pienza is an amazing piece of history. Visiting the main church is not enough to understand its role in the area, you have to get into the caves of the basement... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 January 2017
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Rome, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

The Duomo of Pienza is an amazing piece of history. Visiting the main church is not enough to understand its role in the area, you have to get into the caves of the basement, where the original furniture of the Duomo is shown, together with masterpieces from the monks. The caves drilling down the earth contribute to understand the role... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Unfortunately this was under repair and missed the best of the place. It was really cold as the winds were unrelenting during that day. Found the best local hand made leather shop nearby.

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Napier, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Pienza is my favorite small Tuscan village and the Duamo on the square is great both inside and outside..

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Roseville, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

The Duomo is among several striking buildings surrounding Piazza Pio II. There is a perfect harmonious shape to everything here. To one side of the small but beautiful square is the Duomo. The interior is well worth a look. The whole area is so picturesque. We roamed the narrow streets and visited some cheese shops. It is a quiet and... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This cathedral was commission ed by Pope Pius ll and built in 1459. If you are looking for it, it is next to the town hall. The church is known as the Jewel of The Ideal City.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This Duomo is such a step back in time. The inside of it is beautiful. We had the pleasure of speaking to a priest while we were there and he provided us with some wonderful details about it.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

A section of the Duomo is currently under construction. You are able to go in, take pics and sit. It is beautiful to see.

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Zabbar, Malta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

The duomo is really simple and beautiful and it is a must see attraction once you are in the small of town if Pienza.

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Gdynia, Poland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Neither exterior nor interior will make it unforgettable I'm afraid - there are simply dozens of more unique sacral buildings in Italy. Just for a quick look. Currently under partial restoration.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Pienza was designated a protected Unesco monument in 1996 for its beautiful architecture and city-planning. From the Duomo square one can walk through the streets and look at the beautifully preserved houses that look like a picture post-card.

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