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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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500 meteres of the beaten track - worth the detour

For art lovers the facade with equisite paintings is worth a few minutes to admire. Pistoia Sotteranea tours commence in this building as well - which we didn´t explore.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For art lovers the facade with equisite paintings is worth a few minutes to admire. Pistoia Sotteranea tours commence in this building as well - which we didn´t explore.

Thank Rudi S
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank Flicks33
Pistoia, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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.

Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles 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...

1 Thank sandacristina
Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

2 Thank panka121
Barga, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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

2 Thank Clare V
Andover, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles 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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