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Address: Piazza Giovanni XXIII, Pistoia, Italy
Phone Number: 0573368023
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A Bite of Pistoia Small Group Tour with an Authentic Italian Brunch
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Labyrinth tour

For 9 euro we had the guided tour of the labyrinth. I think it was less than an hour, and the guide was excellent, and gave a basic overview of how the building was used... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

For 9 euro we had the guided tour of the labyrinth. I think it was less than an hour, and the guide was excellent, and gave a basic overview of how the building was used initially, recently, through the labyrinth and explained how and why it was built as it was. Good humour and delivery of info. Well priced. Enjoyable... More 

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Pistoia, Italy
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

the same style of Innocenti's Hospital in Florence, just smaller, but even this...so cool to visit...

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Pistoia, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

An interesting, and one of kind, museum of "Surgical Instrument" is located in Old Building of Ceppo. Also is it possible to visit the "Dissection Hall", recently restored. Two beatiful hidden jewels of Pistoia.

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Bucharest, Romania
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

i had the chance to visit the frieze with a guided tour up on the scaffolding of the restoration work.... it's an impersonation of the entire society of italian renaisance period... it's extremely interesting to here the interpretation of the historians, as we don't know the meaning of those illustrations...

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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

It was an fantastic opportunity, to visit the scaffolding on the building and get up close and personal with the frieze. We got a personal tour for 45 minutes. Absolutely amazing!

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Barga, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

we were able to look at this Fregio Robbiano, a 30 m long haut-relief, painted, baked (it's a terracotta) and glazed 500 years ago. It represents scenes related to the "sette opere di misericordia", in colour, "grandeur nature". it's at the same time a sculpture and a painting. Grandiose! Doesn't have that static feeling of idealized Madonnas, it's a realistic... More 

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Utica, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

You can see Della Robbia terracottas in several places in Pistoia, as well as in Florence. The Ospedale offers some of the most interesting. They are particularly interesting right now, in fact, because there is scaffolding from which you can get up close and personal. Don't miss it when you are at the piazza.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Now until the end of August, the beautiful frieze on the front of the old hospital is being restored. It is possible to have a tour with a guide and walk up beside the wonderful 15 century panels. Do not miss this if you have the chance. It is spectacular, historic and very interesting

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Andover, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

with the right guide this could be interesting sadly our guide seemed bored and did not bring this underground hospital alive. She had all the dates but didnt really tell us much apart from when the creek was diverted and the dates when the walls were built. The interesting bit was the very old anatomy builing very small and beautifully... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

If you visit Pistoia, you should certainly take a visit to the hospital ! You can visit the smallest amphiteater in the world and the underground gallery.

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