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Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina

Lungarno Gambacorti, 56100, Pisa, Italy
+39 050 910350
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Located on the bank of the Arno River, this church is Pisa's finest example of Gothic fancy.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“small church” (6 reviews)
Lungarno Gambacorti, 56100, Pisa, Italy
+39 050 910350
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Reviewed yesterday

A very beautiful little church on the borders of the Arno. Don't expect anything greats, but enjoy the nice statues en especially the ceiling

Thank VKees
Reviewed 2 days ago

A bit deceptive, BEAUTIFUL little chapel from the outside, but if you pay the 2€ to look inside you will find...well, nothin'! The crown of thorns relic has long gone and so it basically an very small empty, nondescript chapel. Stay outside and save yourself...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The church is beautiful from the outside and has an interesting history which can be found on a plaque outside the door of the church. Entrance is currently (June 2017) €2, in which you get another information board, and can see an art exhibition. At...More

Thank Tim Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church is sat by the side of the river and looks like it's just been plonked there! It is very clean and fancy but looks out of place sat there all by itself!

Thank tinylass
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

It's a nice little church right next to the river. It's used to display art exhibitions now so it cost me €2 to go inside. The exhibit was pretty weird. The architecture is beautiful and very intricate. I enjoyed the inside but the outside is...More

Thank Candice C
Reviewed April 30, 2017

This is a very pretty, very little, church on the banks of the Arno river in the centre of Pisa. The intricate decoration of the exterior is worth stopping to admire. The interior is less elaborate but well worth a look too when it is...More

Thank zadunajska8
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Worth a visit inside this beautiful building. Lucky enough to get in without a queue, so timing is essential.

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Wow! so small yet covered in carved marble carvings take a moment to admire the workmanship that went into this structure amazing!

Thank TheManFromSurrey
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Very popular little chapel on the river. We really only walked along to fill time but this was prettier than I expected and worth a visit.

Thank greenjumper
Reviewed March 27, 2017

I have visited Pisa on many occasions and this place completely passed me by. Thank you to TripAdvisor reviewers who pointed me there. Sadly, it wasn't a "public" time or day but the external views present a gothic masterpiece. Will definitely plan to go inside...More

Thank PeteSag356
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