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Worth a visit,quieter than the main tourist sites.

Beautiful and historic old church on a quiet square.No entrance fee but we paid to light a few... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2019
James G
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Wirral
Beautiful Gothic facade

The Gothic church was built in the second half of the 13th century, ordered by Saint Dominic for... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Borzov
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Rijeka, Croatia
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Reviewed April 23, 2019

Beautiful and historic old church on a quiet square.No entrance fee but we paid to light a few candles.Very few other visitors.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank James G
Reviewed October 14, 2018

The Gothic church was built in the second half of the 13th century, ordered by Saint Dominic for the friars of his order. It has a magnificent facade made of white and grey marble with Gothic loggias and the central rose window in the upper...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Borzov
Reviewed September 3, 2018

A smaller church compared to the duomo but has this charm one can admire. It is a bit dimmed from inside, quiet, clean and very good place to rest, meditate or pray. Really good energy

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Drinaaa
Reviewed July 26, 2018

While this church does not appear (to me) to be it full original glory, it has an amazing interior. I had a little difficulty finding it, I would recommend a good detailed map.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank redhead1015
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Not only the beautiful facade, but the interior frescos are worth to see. From outside most probably you don't realize how big it is. Nice glass windows.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 545medva
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

This is the sweetest church from the outside, but wow, when you enter it's enormous - and mostly empty. Historically, it is mentioned for the first time in 1211, then associated with a hospital. The current edifice was built between 1251 and 1300, commissioned by...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful small church located in the Piazza . It has beautiful paintings on the walls and the ceilings

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank siddhi261
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

If it rains in Pisa, look out for churches for a sit down and shelter. Santa Caterina is unusually bare and with no lighting but with a huge far away window it has a special atmosphere.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank SaltPepperAndSpice
Reviewed June 5, 2017

Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria is a small church built in the 13th century and located about half a mile to the east of the Cathedral of Pisa. It has beautiful stained glass windows.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ron S
Reviewed June 5, 2017

This is a very simplistic church that doesn't have much art... and is utterly dark, to the point the austel doesn't even show on the pictures i took from about 15 feet. Skip this.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Isa-Francis
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