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Piazza San Francesco, Arezzo, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The church was the second one built by the Franciscan order in the city, it was built at the turn of the 14th century and the facade decoration was never completed. It was characteristically built in the Tuscan-Gothic style, with one simple nave. The main...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 1 week ago

You must pre-book for this special visit. As I have an interest in the works of Piero Della Francesca this was a stunning experience for me. You are time for the frescoes behind the crucifix but you can stay in the church for as long...More

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried to see the Piero della Francesca frescoes in the Bacci Chapel a number of years ago, but we did not realize you needed to make a reservation. We were disappointed when we showed up and there were no slots available. This time we...More

1  Thank luvroma2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The frescoes - a true milestone in the history of art- need no introduction; what instead needs definite improvement is the attitude of the staff of the company presently managing the site towards visitors and tourist guides attending and visiting this site,often displaying a rigid,...More

Thank Fabrizio0008
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a stunning frescoe cycle in the Cappella Bacci. You need to purchase a ticket and you are allocated a set time to visit. Read up on it before you go - otherwise, it will just be another series of colourful wall markings, if...More

Thank giacomina17
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fabulous frescoes from the 15th and 16th century ornate the San Francisco Basilica and the Bacci Chapel in Arezzo. The building is well maintained and there are good explanation panels about each groups of paintings and the chapels. More explanation about the architecture, history, artists...More

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 19 July 2018

The frescoes are beautiful. My goal was to see them with my own eyes.It is awesome.Not because of religion, but because of artistic value, this is a very important place for me.

Thank aaarlen
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Went specifically to see these beautiful frescoes in the Bacci Chapel. The colors were amazing! Historically, they are very important and worth a visit.

Thank houstontravelingfool
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Memorable church full of fresco stories painted and removed at different milestones in Italy’s history

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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

This church contains the famous fresco cycle of the story of the True Cross by Piero della Francesca plus works by other artists of his era or slightly before. There is a charge for admission but if you buy the combination ticket you can see...More

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Wilbur L
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I would suggest parking Via Pietri with an escalator up direct to the Dom of the city and the other major tourist actractive.
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