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Superb pulpit (needs better lighting)

It didn't look like too much from the outside, but once inside, though very badly lit, I marveled... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2019
thomasozbun
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Vicenza, Italy
The pulpit is worth the visit.

Pulpits, for instance, in Pisa and Siena, are famous. The same family did the one in this church... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
GloriaAnchio
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Jan 4, 2019
“Superb pulpit (needs better lighting)”
Sep 10, 2018
“The pulpit is worth the visit.”
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Reviewed January 4, 2019

It didn't look like too much from the outside, but once inside, though very badly lit, I marveled at the beautiful one of the most famous pulpits in the world. The masterpiece by Giovanni Pisano is a beautiful example of Gothic pulpit with incredible decorations,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Pulpits, for instance, in Pisa and Siena, are famous. The same family did the one in this church -- and yet almost no one visits! But the advantage is that you will have time to study it and enjoy it from many angles.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

Nice place to visit, not too packed. This church has some very interesting art about it, the visit is quite quick and free.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

Amazing, it is just as it was 600 years ago. If you are in the region you must take time to visit this amazing church, it is cool, calm and very serene

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 15, 2016

A beautiful church dating from the days of the Longobards, this austerely beautiful church has two masterpieces, a pulpit and crucifix by Pisano. Not to be missed...

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed October 31, 2016

You cannot visit Pistoia and miss this church. Not because this church is special, it is beautiful but nothing extraordinary. What is incredibly beautiful and not to be missed is the Pulpit by Giovanni Pisano. It is incredible, more beautiful then the better known one...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Put your 50c in the slot and watch this unassuming little church light up. And in the middle is an extraordinary carved marble pulpit, in many ways superior to the one in Pisa cathedral. A must see if you visit Pistoia.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed October 29, 2015

The Saint Andrea church is one of those true jewels that you visit while traveling and then always remember. The carved marble pulpit by Pisano is an architectural masterpiece without parallel ( except for the Bernini pulpit in the Vaticano). Simply magnificent. Many other masterpiece...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed September 30, 2015

It holds a beautiful marble pulpit by Pisano, and some other very important pieces of art. the facade is very interesting.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank panka121
Reviewed September 15, 2015

This is one of the hidden gems in Italy. Up close, the pulpit--the main sculpture too see--looks remarkable. It has been carved from one piece of marble.

Date of experience: October 2014
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