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Piazza Pio II, 53026, Pienza, Italy
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Reviewed 16 December 2018

Every historically important area has a duomo as part of the territory, prior to when Italy was one country, and was ruled by independent ducal systems. This one in Pienza is smaller than those in large cities, due to the smaller quantities of people. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 15 December 2018

It is situated in the Piazza Pio II which is considered one of the most beautiful squares in Tuscany. It is simple in design both inside and out and definitely worth stopping inside.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

The Cathedral is beautiful with paintings on the walls and high vaulted ceilings. Its quite large and very quiet.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sebastian3962
Reviewed 16 October 2018

The cathedral, dedicated to Santa Matia Assunta, is built as a part of the city’s reconstruction, based on an idea of the Pope Pius II Picolommini in 1462. It is a rather simple building, made in a Gothic style, designed by Bernardo Rosellino, with an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Borzov
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Wonderful little church in the middle of Pienza's old town, picturesque with the rolling Tuscan hills behind it. Simple exterior mirrors the simple interior, but not bland. Also a good shelter from the rain :)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kelsey S
Reviewed 24 August 2018

A Duomo is a cathedral, the seat of the bishop in an area diocese. Each cathedral is a church, but not all churches are cathedrals. And most cathedrals exemplify gaudy wealth. Il Duomo di Pienza portrays simplicity, and understated elegance. In front of the Duomo...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

It's well worth getting off the main road to visit this beautiful little Tuscan village, !with its unbelievable and unbeatable views

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank DMinFlorida
Reviewed 27 July 2018

A must see when you are in Pienza. The city was well planned and the Duomo adds to its charm. The Duomo is in the main square and is the centerpiece of the city.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Marty B
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful full of light interior of the 15th century Cathedral is remarkable in its simplicity and harmony. Rather plain facade matches the interior, austere and plain, but very imposing and impressive. Lovely church in magical Pienza...

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Just beautiful… It’s a stand out for a cathedral in such a small town… Was a highlight for us in Pienza

Date of experience: June 2018
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