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Sant'Andrea

Via Sant'Andrea, Pistoia, Italy
+39 0573 21912
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My favorite church in Pistoia

A beautiful church dating from the days of the Longobards, this austerely beautiful church has two... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2016
CapnPeBo
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Pistoia, Italy
An incredible Pulpi

You cannot visit Pistoia and miss this church. Not because this church is special, it is beautiful... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2016
Pierre B
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San Gwann, Malta
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Dec 15, 2016
“My favorite church in Pistoia”
Oct 31, 2016
“An incredible Pulpi”
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Via Sant'Andrea, Pistoia, Italy
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+39 0573 21912

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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...

Thank CapnPeBo
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

Thank Pierre B
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.

Thank Walpy
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

2  Thank David B L
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.

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.

1  Thank Guy71
Reviewed August 10, 2015

We visited this church late in the afternoon and sat at the back for about 15 minutes whilst the evening mass concluded. They were a very welcoming congregation (later the spotlights were kindly turned on to better illuminate the pulpit) and the time waiting allowed...More

1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed July 25, 2015

Henry Moore, one the great sculptors of the 20th century, called Pisano the first modern sculptor. The pulpit here at Sant'Andrea is one of his masterpieces and this piece alone make Pistoia a place that might be visited. Less than a half hour from Florence,...More

3  Thank RonL40
Reviewed May 23, 2015

The lovely Romanesque church is worth a visit, and the Pisano Pulpit is a wonderful work of art. Great carving and an unusual base.

1  Thank robin082
Reviewed December 25, 2014

Outside is not really impressive, but if you get inside, you can see a great piece of medieval architecture - the councel is very impressive.

Thank Geralt-von-Rivia
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