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Piazza San Francesco, Arezzo, Italy
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

The atmosphere in the basilica was cool and a perfect antidote to the scorching sun outside - we were there in the middle of the day! The welcome is warm and friendly, multi-lingual and knowledgeable. The exhibit itself in stunning - the Della Francesca frescos...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

Although not the Duomo, it is the most important church in Arezzo because of the famous fresco cycle of the Stations of the Cross by Piero della Francesca. Entry is limited so get tickets early.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 29, 2019

I recommend booking in advance to ensure entry. This was the reason we went to Arezzo and it was certainly well worth the trip.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 29, 2019

We toured the church as part of a guided tour, which gave us a good insight of the story of the true cross, the symbols in the paintings, techniques and history of the church. The paintings themselves justify visiting the church: they truly are spectacular....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Claude M
Reviewed April 7, 2019

Loved the less ornate feel of the church. Arezzo is a gem and wandering through the streets to see the church is a delightful, short and steep walk.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

Really impressed by this church. Just be aware of the fact that it's closed between tvelve thirty and three o'clock!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 4, 2019

A one-star experience for a five-star work of art! A wet and windy Tuscan morning, and we were the only visitors to see Piero della Francesca’s mighty frescoes… perfect, I thought! But I’d reckoned without one of the ticket ladies, who decided to click-clack around...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

This church contains the famous frescoes depicting the search for the True cross painted by della Francesca. They’re truly marvelous. One tip, if you have a monocular, bring it: perhaps the best panel, with the death of Adam, is very high up and not easy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

This was my childhood church, I used to go there with my grandparents, as I arrived with my kids I found the surprise that to go and pray at the alter I had to pay. Very disappointed. Shameful for a Catholic to have to pay...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Lots to see and experience, worth paying for the visit with a reasonable bookshop also selling a few other items.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Wilbur L
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I would suggest parking Via Pietri with an escalator up direct to the Dom of the city and the other major tourist actractive.
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