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Collegiata di Santa Maria Assunta - Duomo di San Gimignano

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Address: Piazza del Duomo 2, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Beautiful Cathedral

This is not one of the big beautiful cathedrals of Rome -- but it is beautiful in its own right. It has a lovely presence in San Gimignano and the walls of the church are covered... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not one of the big beautiful cathedrals of Rome -- but it is beautiful in its own right. It has a lovely presence in San Gimignano and the walls of the church are covered with beautiful frescoes that tell stories of the New and Old Testaments. This was not a place we would spend hours at -- but... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Duomo or Collegiate Church situated on the west side of the Duomo square is a remarkable monument ... The art is nice, but at €6 pp it is just another church that you cannot take pictures in, as someone else said. Kind of ridiculous as most if not all the other churches and museums we visit across 5 European... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We chose this church to review because of the famous frescoes it houses - described by UNESCO as "works of outstanding beauty" and they are. However, our main desire is to give a GREAT rating to San Gimignano itself. This totally charming and accessible walled village is an excellent representative of a Tuscan medieval hill town. We also visited Siena... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

My friends and I had been in Italy for 3 weeks and had seen many different duomo's (churches). While all are quite beautiful, this one I'd have to say was more on the average side in comparison to some of the others we had visited. The duomo in Amalfi was spectacular and I was far more connected to it than... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Loved this church. Make sure you get the audio guide. It really enhances the experience. The Old Testament stories and especially interesting as is the chapel of Saint Fina

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Whilst it is usually referred to as a cathedral or Duomo, it is in fact a church or a minor basilica in the Romanesque architectural style. It was built between 1148 and 1168 and it is famous for its beautiful and impressive frescoes which decorate the ceilings & walls of this church. It forms part of the UNESCO World Heritage... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is worth the visit if you like medieval churches, even if you don't it's still worth a look. It's has great fresco's with most of them still in tack. A beautiful ceiling that is highly decorated. Take your time and walk around to take it all in. Well worth the visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The cathedral is well worth a visit. It has some beautiful frescoes and some fascinating artifacts. One nice touch was the audio guide included as part of the admission price (which itself was very reasonable). We also visited the attached museum and here we found we could not stand the heat inside the building. This was a shame since we... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

if you are in San Gimignano, take you time to visit its main Cathedral, or Duomo. Innere part impressed with its frescoes; beautiful Chapel of Santa Fina executed by famouse Florentine artists. Quite impressive

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

As San Gimignano once lay on the pilgrims trail to Rome, there are many churches in town that are highly decorated. Santa Fina (the local saint for the town) is heavily represented. In the duomo and the adjoining Museo del Duomo there are numerous paintings and carvings by well known religious artists such as Bartelo Di Fredi and several Florentine... More 

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