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“beautiful church on the edge of the Arno” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina

Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina
Lungarno Gambacorti, 56100 Pisa, Italy
39 050 910350
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Ranked #9 of 43 Attractions in Pisa
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: Located on the bank of the Arno River, this church is Pisa's finest example of Gothic fancy.
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“beautiful church on the edge of the Arno”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

This is such a picturesque church, in such a lovely setting. Definitely worth going to look. Unfortunately it has limited opening hours and when we went there was a contemporary art exhibition inside which rather distracted from the interior

Visited June 2012
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“Unique”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

I didn't get to go inside but the outside is worth a close look alone. It is interestingly perched on the edge of the river! Worth viewing from the opposite side of the river (Lugarno Pacinotti)

Visited April 2012
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“Second best church exterior in Pisa”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012 via mobile

Highly ornate. Great carving. Small but spectacular. Location next to the Arnold adds too.

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“Really nice ouside”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

I studied in Pisa and I always loved walking along the riverside watching the little white church. Small and cute. Never been inside though...

Visited June 2012
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“Little known gem!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

This tiny Gothic church is a little known gem that you will find strolling the banks of the Arno in Pisa. Apparently the church is rarely opened for visits to the interior, which is supposedly quite simple in comparison to the surprisingly rich exterior! Well worth the walk!

Visited April 2012
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