Cathedral of Saint Zeno

Cathedral of Saint Zeno, Pistoia

Cathedral of Saint Zeno
4.5
Points of Interest & Landmarks • Churches & Cathedrals
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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This 12th-century cathedral is a principal component of one of the finest piazzas in Italy.
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bocsa
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St Jacques de Compostelle town in Toscany
Jul 2020
July 25 is the day of the Saint at Pistoia..2020 was not the same because of the virus but the way the people of Pistoia celebrate the day of their beloved patron was amazing.The muzic that raised in the Piatza del Duomo"Vincero " from Nessun Dorma was a statement of belive in hope. Wonderful.Vizit Pistoia in 25-th of July and you will experience a piece of heaven.
Written August 14, 2020
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Mohamed Sheashaa
Dubai, United Arab Emirates17 contributions
Wonderful Cathedral
Sep 2019
amazing architecture , huge square , smell of History and blind of Art, even thought it was raining however I enjoyed the visit with my umbrella
Written October 17, 2019
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Dennis M
Ripon, UK104 contributions
A beautiful cathedral
Jun 2019 • Couples
Like so many of the Italian towns with beautiful cathedral, so has Pistoia, If you are there, be sure to visit all the beautiful old buildings, including this Duomo!
Written June 17, 2019
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Roman W
Zürich92 contributions
stunning cathedral with unique items
Jun 2019 • Couples
beautiful cathetral with unique items like the silver altar, cool place to calm down on a very hot summer day
Written June 12, 2019
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Thomas Ozbun
Vicenza, Italy982 contributions
A nice cathedral
Feb 2018 • Friends
Though badly lit we could still see most of the Romanesque structure and columns. It had some later additions, such as the baroque presbytery and altars,and some older parts with medieval frescoes still remaining. the main things inside were a silver altarpiece dedicated to St James and a 13th century crucifix.
Written January 4, 2019
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Borzov
Rijeka, Croatia4,387 contributions
A splendid church
Sep 2018 • Couples
The cathedral is located at the Piazza del Duomo and is dedicated to Saint Zeno of Verona. It is a very ancient building, probably from the 10th century with a facade in the Romanesque style, very typical for the city. The church has a single nave with two side-aisles and its interior is spectacular, especially the 13th century silver altar of Saint James.
Written October 17, 2018
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GloriaAnchio
Philadelphia, PA170 contributions
A stunning church with a spectacular silver altar
Aug 2018 • Family
From the della Robbia ceramic over the entrance, to the main altar, to the spectacular side altar -- all in silver -- depicting the life of St. James, this is a church not to be missed.
Written September 10, 2018
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Akivz
Kfar Saba, Israel230 contributions
The Duomo
Aug 2018 • Family
This Duomo has some interesting art.
Quite cool on a hot day.
Climb up the Campanile is recommended.
Written August 16, 2018
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Andre L
Kuwait City, Kuwait2,666 contributions
Beauthiful church
Sep 2017 • Family
no photos allowed inside. This Cathedral was most likely built in the 10th century, it has a façade in Romanesque style, inspired by other churches in Pistoia , San Bartolomeo and San Jacopo. The interior has a nave and two side-aisles, with a presbytery and crypt. A restoration in 1952-1999 returned the church to its original lines.
Written July 3, 2018
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frankjorduk
Grange-over-Sands, UK218 contributions
Buy the Fifteen Euro Ticket!
Nov 2017 • Couples
As per the title, buying the 15 euro ticket is well worth it as it gives you access to all areas of the Cathedral and then, your actual visit can last a whole day. We did as per the recommendation and we then visited everything the Cathedral had to offer.
Entrance to the actual Cathedral itself is free so check it out, if this is all you want to see.
Now to the 15 euro ticket. This gives you access to several areas.
The Baptistry we regarded as ok and this only takes minutes to complete. But then, the ticket gives you access to climb the Dome itself, which was fantastic (if not tiring), the Bell Tower, which was amazing (and also tiring). and the Museum,which is a real gem with some stunning exhibits.
At the end of the day you will be totally spent but you will have some amazing pictures and memories.
Oh, and if you want to break up your visit, the ticket actually lats for 48 hours.
Written November 23, 2017
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