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Church of San Francesco

Corso Il Rossellino, 53026, Pienza, Italy
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A church true to St Francis

This is a beautiful small church which has a lot of religious atmosphere within its walls. It is a... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
lakegirl48
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Uk
Musical interlude at this humble but atmospheric church

Visited Pienza in August, showing up at the Palazzo Piccolomini on a Monday to find out it was... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
VoyagerAimerSourire
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Greenwich, Connecticut
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  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
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Corso Il Rossellino, 53026, Pienza, Italy
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is a beautiful small church which has a lot of religious atmosphere within its walls. It is a good place to do some quiet reflection during these hectic days,

Thank lakegirl48
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Visited Pienza in August, showing up at the Palazzo Piccolomini on a Monday to find out it was closed, but the silver lining was that as we walked away from the Palazzo up the Corso il Rosselino we instead discovered the church of San Francesco....More

Thank VoyagerAimerSourire
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

It's not big in francescan style of minimalism, but it breathes. Hopefully it will be more restaured to look even better, because there are great frescas on the walls. And there is a really wonderful statue of Madonna! The best I have ever seen: so...More

Thank Spirinetti
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This church creates a powerful atmosphere. It doesn't display riches but from the travertine altar to the fragments of frescoes showing the monastic life of St Francis it is simply beautiful.

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

It is a not-so-rich church, really medieval feeling. All of that is in accordance with the place and the rest of town in a good melting of historic heritages.

Thank GlobetTrotterTerrone
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

Nice and atmospheric church! Go to the far right angle of the church and you would find smal chapel with really nice looking ceiling. Most of the tourists just run in and out but you'd better stay a little bit longer to feel the spirit...More

Thank DmitryStPetersburg
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

If you are spending a day in Pienza this is one of the places to take a few minutes to reflect and appreciate time gone by.

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

This church I have found it unexpectedly and decided to enter in it and once in it the place already welcomes you. Moreover, it is a quite place where to spend a while you alone praying. Meanwhile one can also admire the beauty of the...More

Thank Keith L
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Always a must stop for lighting candles and quiet reflection in this beautiful town of Pienza, easy to find.

Thank Loreen K
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

quaint little city. very clean, great views and ww2 history. inside the church is great alter and history. The views of the country side behind the church are the best. The food is good also in the city. We did some shopping and found a...More

Thank shawdawg
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