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History buffs will enjoy, but opening times are guesswork

In addition to being a beautiful church, this one drew me for its collection, on the walls, of... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
twinridge
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Chiesa di Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri

The Church of the Knights of St Stephan is a beautiful Renaissance church designed by Giorgio... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Ron S
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New York City, New York
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This church is not always open. I was lucky to visit. The knights fought in the battle of Lepanto against the Ottoman Empire in 1571 and captured a number of Turkish flags, now on display in the church. There are also fine paintings by Bronzino...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

One of the several splendid buildings at the Knight’s Square was built in the 16th century for the order of Knights of St Stephan, founded vy Cosimo de’Medici. It was designed by Vasari and Fortini but the white marble facade was designed by Cosimo’s son...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Has a nice feel about it and lots of long and interesting history. Good naval historical stuff and flags in here. Worth a visit if you’re in Pisa

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

In addition to being a beautiful church, this one drew me for its collection, on the walls, of battle pennants captured from the Turks at the battle of Lepanto in 1571. History buffs will appreciate these, but the staff said there are no set times...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank twinridge
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The Church of the Knights of St Stephan is a beautiful Renaissance church designed by Giorgio Vasari on orders of Cosimo I Medici. It was closed so we couldn't get inside though the interior must be interesting to see.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ron S
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Everywhere you look in Pisa there are beautiful churches, and this is not an exception. Located on the equally beautiful Knight's square this is easy to find and the exterior is amazing. It didn't appear to be open when we visited which was a shame...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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