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Church of Sant'Agostino

Piazza Sant'Agostino, 53073, San Gimignano, Italy
+39 0577 907012
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  • Average6%
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“st augustine” (3 reviews)
“fresco cycle” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (6 reviews)
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Piazza Sant'Agostino, 53073, San Gimignano, Italy
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+39 0577 907012
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Passing through the town we stopped at this Augustinian Church. There are many beautiful paintings and frescos. Be sure to see the ones behind the altar. They are a fantastic depiction of the life of St. Augustine. There are American Augustinian Friars there so English...More

Thank TonyBur
Reviewed 6 days ago

The church houses some wonderful frescoes and paintings, the staff we spoke to were so helpful and proud of their glorious church, well worth a visit.

Thank RebeccaBlueSky
Reviewed 1 week ago

This church was built between 1280 - 1298. In a Romanesque - gothic style. It is beautifully adorned with frescoes illustrating the life of s. Augustine. Remains of 13 th century frescoes & paintings by various other artists also adorn the walls.

Thank Wendy w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a 13th century church which is particularly known for the frescoes by Gozzoli depicting life of St Augustine. The frescoes are located behind main altar. Gozzoli has other frescoes located throughout church. Worth a visit.....

Thank Serviceprof
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This large church has wall paintings of outstanding quality and for 50cents you can illuminate the best behind the altar. Every one had good explanations in English. Photography is allowed. Church open until early evening.

Thank JohnUK
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Often overlooked in San Gimignano due to the proximity of the Duomo, the Church of Sant'Agostino is (while fairly plain on the exterior) gorgeous inside. Well-preserved frescoes that are almost 1000 years old cover the walls, and there are also a couple of side altars...More

Thank MacThespian
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A simple but beautiful church. The cloisters to the side are lovely. The frescoes inside the church are well worth seeing

Thank SteveA22
Reviewed 3 June 2017

One of the must visit places inside San Gimignano. Easy to find, many signs to lead to this church. Inside for a little prayer, we were awed by the mural and paintings of Jesus on the brick wall of the church, and of course other...More

Thank bidwisely
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We went by car from Siena to San Gimignano. Like Florence and Siena we went for the impressions that the Renaissance had on the towns around Tuscany. Beside having a great church, as other towns have, it is the sheer impact of the tourist invasion...More

Thank Jacob T
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The Romanesque Church of Sant'Agostino with its simple brick façade is not impressive when viewed from the exterior but the interior houses some beautiful Benozzi Gozzoli frescoes as well as a lovely high altarpiece depicting the Coronation of the Virgin.

Thank denver60
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