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Church of San Francesco Arezzo

Piazza San Francesco, Arezzo, Italy
+39 0575 20630
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“true cross” (52 reviews)
“fresco cycle” (16 reviews)
“san francesco” (19 reviews)
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Piazza San Francesco, Arezzo, Italy
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+39 0575 20630
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"true cross"
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"fresco cycle"
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"san francesco"
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"audio guide"
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"timed entry"
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"wonderful frescoes"
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"famous fresco"
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"early renaissance"
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"an unforgettable experience"
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"combined ticket"
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"entrance fee"
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"late july"
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"great visit"
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"main altar"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Terri R
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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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Reviewed 26 April 2018

The Basilica Of St Francis if the reason one goes to Arezzo. The Bacci Chapel, has frescoes of the Legend of the True Cross, by Piero della Francesca. These frescoes are some of the most important north of The Sistine Chapel. Beware-- You need to...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Surely one of the top 5 sight in center of Arezzo , cannot be missed . Inside frescos of Piero della Francesca and the life of S.Francis

Thank paolok66
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

The basilica, which is a masterpiece in its own right, is home to a remarkable series of frescoes by Piero della Francesco depicting the legend of the True Cross. They are remarkably well preserved after over 700 years and it is well worth researching the...More

Thank David B
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

If you are in Arezzo you can't forget to visit this Church--museum, extremely beautyful location to see how the human beings can perfom in pictures....

Thank Zi0Bobby
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

One of the most beautuful churches in Arezzo, with outstanding original frescoes, depicting The Legend of the True Cross.

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

The Church of San Francesco is filled with the most amazing frescos telling stories of the history of the church and key biblical moments. Although expensive to see it is well worth a visit.

Thank BobBramble2013
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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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