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Duomo

Montepulciano, Italy
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Centreville, Virginia
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228 reviews 228 reviews
169 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

Located onPiazza Grande is the Montepulciano Duomo built during the 16-17th centuries. The exterior looks rough and unfinished particularly when you've seen Orvieto's or Siena's cathedrals. .The monumental altarpiece from 1401 by the Sienese artist di Bartolo is the highlight of the interior.

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Hampshire
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38 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

If you come to the town then you should take the time to view the church and you are certainly not going to miss the exterior when you get to the main piazza, but if looks as though it is waiting for the marble on the front to provide the finishing touch. Inside it is dark and the main attraction... More

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Zagreb, Croatia
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381 reviews 381 reviews
363 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

It is cute but seems unfinished. The only reason we entered is because it was so cold outside that we needed some place to warm up!

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Ok so this is a real church. Too many churches in Tuscany are for show. This church however is a real working church. I went to mass here and the locals all showed up, even or inn keepers! It is not standout, it is a house of God and you can tell. It is beautiful and the bells outside during... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Loved the history and architecture. It is very photogenic, although photographing inside is discouraged, especially flash photography. Tourists were taking photos with their mobile phones. A must-see if you are visiting Montepulciano.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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113 reviews 113 reviews
75 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

If you've seen quite a few churches in Italy, this one will be a little plain and rather underwhelming. Orvieto was far more impressive.

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Budapest, Hungary
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

It's big, but the only thing of real interest in it is the main altar. Ortherwise it's very empty. It would be interesting to finish now, maybe in a mix of old and new styles.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

This church was never completed and still awaits the facade that covers most cathedrals in Tuscany. But just walk inside the plain exterior to the most glorious sight! Very spiritual and moving to sit inside enjoy the ornate frescoes and paintings in situ.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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77 reviews 77 reviews
44 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

The Duomo is on one side of the Piazza Grande which is very nice. The church itself is not very interesting, but check it out if you already climbed to the Piazza.

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

The vicinity of all these landmarks is so great, I was turning corners and gasping at the next thing I saw...Must have looked like the typical tourist.

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