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On the banks of the Arno (was moved to here as it was originally much closer to the river), this tiny gem seems out of place. The very ornate outside contrasts with the simple plain interior. Definitely worth a look if strolling along the river.
The small church was known as the Pontenovo church because of the new bridge that existed nearby but was never rebuilt after it collapsed in the 15th century. It was later named after the part of the Jesus’ crown of thorns that was brought here...More
When you are just walking along the river, you will just "meet" this amazing piece of art. Nothing hype around this church, but there should be, because it's just so amazing, detailed, and it caught your eyes. Inside, it was surprising for us because lots...More
A lovely, simple church but nothing to it. I suppose the way religious prayer was meant to be, simple and modest but as a tourist its not overly worth going to. But if you are walking by, step in as its free and something to...More
If you're in Pisa, make sure to stop at this little church. The architecture is beautiful and reminded me of some of the churches in Florence because of the colors. It is right on the Arno River and easy to get to from most locations.
A very ornate, little gothic church right on the edge of the Arno river originally constructed in the 13th century and then dismantled and raised to a higher point on the river bank in the 19th century. Worth looking over the spectacular and intricate exterior...More