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Church of Sant'Agostino

Piazza Sant'Agostino, 53073, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 907012
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Piazza Sant'Agostino, 53073, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

and simple cloisters. Lovely frescoes of St Augustine, lifesize on the walls. Must visit! Exterior does not do justice to what you see when inside.

Thank gweeboonhiah
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Be sure to walk RESPECTFULLY behind the altar to see the life of St. Augustine in 15th-century Frescoes by Benozzo.

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Passing through the town we stopped at this Augustinian Church. There are many beautiful paintings and frescos. Be sure to see the ones behind the altar. They are a fantastic depiction of the life of St. Augustine. There are American Augustinian Friars there so English...More

Thank TonyBur
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

The church houses some wonderful frescoes and paintings, the staff we spoke to were so helpful and proud of their glorious church, well worth a visit.

Thank RebeccaBlueSky
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

This church was built between 1280 - 1298. In a Romanesque - gothic style. It is beautifully adorned with frescoes illustrating the life of s. Augustine. Remains of 13 th century frescoes & paintings by various other artists also adorn the walls.

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This is a 13th century church which is particularly known for the frescoes by Gozzoli depicting life of St Augustine. The frescoes are located behind main altar. Gozzoli has other frescoes located throughout church. Worth a visit.....

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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This large church has wall paintings of outstanding quality and for 50cents you can illuminate the best behind the altar. Every one had good explanations in English. Photography is allowed. Church open until early evening.

Thank JohnUK
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Often overlooked in San Gimignano due to the proximity of the Duomo, the Church of Sant'Agostino is (while fairly plain on the exterior) gorgeous inside. Well-preserved frescoes that are almost 1000 years old cover the walls, and there are also a couple of side altars...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

A simple but beautiful church. The cloisters to the side are lovely. The frescoes inside the church are well worth seeing

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

One of the must visit places inside San Gimignano. Easy to find, many signs to lead to this church. Inside for a little prayer, we were awed by the mural and paintings of Jesus on the brick wall of the church, and of course other...More

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