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Piazza Pio II, 53026, Pienza, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 :)

Thank Kelsey S
Reviewed 23 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

1  Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 27 July 2018

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

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.

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...

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

1  Thank Faye F
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Love walking into all these lovely churches in these small towns Pienza was no exception. Worth a stop.

1  Thank houstontravelingfool
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The town of Pienza is just gorgeous. The beautiful courtyard in front of the church has many flowers, just like the rest of the town. After seeing so many gorgeous ornate churches during our visit, this one was not that impressive. It is worth stopping...More

1  Thank MVPinBoynton
Reviewed 15 May 2018

This church was a tranquil, restrained building. There was a large crypt which, because of the local topography, was largely above ground. This contained some ancient sheet music from around the time of Guido D'Arezzo and some 400-year-old portraits of ecclesiastical figures with amazingly modern...More

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