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Discover 8 places to see in Pienza

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Palazzo Comunale (Pienza)

The Town Hall of Pienza, already Building, is the former residence of the Priori and is located on Piazza Pio II, opposite the Cathedral.

Features of the building

The Palace, perhaps designed by Bernardo Rossellino but rebuilt in 1900, features a portico with three arches resting on ionic columns.
The façade, in travertine, is open at the top by four mullioned Windows and has a clock tower built in brick, with long Windows and crowned by a double row of Blackbirds. Within the porch the façade is adorned with graffiti and the coats of arms in stone of various Podestà that remained, besides tho


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Palazzo Piccolomini

Palazzo Piccolomini is a palace in Pienza, Italy.


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Cathedral of Pienza

Pienza Cathedral (Italian: Duomo di Pienza; Concattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta) is a Roman Catholic cathedral dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in Pienza, in the province of Siena, Italy.
From 1462 the episcopal seat of the Diocese of Pienza, then since 1773 of the Diocese of Chiusi-Pienza, it has been since 1986 a co-cathedral in the Diocese of Montepulciano-Chiusi-Pienza.


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Monte Amiata

Mount Amiata is the largest of the lava domes in the Amiata lava dome complex located about 20 km northwest of Lake Bolsena in the southern Tuscany region of Italy.

Geology

Mount Amiata (La Vetta) is a compound lava dome with a trachytic lava flow that extends to the east. It is part of the larger Amiata complex volcano. A massive viscous trachydacitic lava flow, 5 km long and 4 km wide, is part of the basal complex and extends from beneath the southern base of Corno de Bellaria dome. Radiometric dates indicate that the Amiata complex had a major eruptive episode about 300,000 years ago. No eru


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PICCOLOMINI PALACE MUSEUM

The first floor of the Palazzo Piccolomini is open to the public as a museum. It bears witness with vintage furnishings like the history of Pienza is closely related to the Piccolomini family.


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DIOCESAN MUSEUM OF SACRED ART OF PIENZA

The Museum was established in the early 1900s as the Cathedral Museum to exhibit, the House of canons, works from the Cathedral Treasury. It was reopened on May 7, 1998 as Diocesan Museum.


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Bishop's Palace (Pienza)

The Episcopal Palace of Pienza is on the left side of the Piazza Pio II in front of Palazzo Piccolomini. The old Gothic Palace was donated by Pope Pius II to Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia (Pope Alexander VI) who at the time was his closest collaborator with the position of the Catholic Church Vicancelliere; He rebuilt in the 15th century to make his residence.
The sober façade is characterised by its slender portal and two rows of Windows to "Guelph cross". The edge overlooking the course of Rossellino you can see the coat of arms of the Borgia family.


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TEPOTRATOS-SCENES OF TRADITIONAL TUSCAN FOLK THEATRE

The long history of poor Theater of Monticchiello, gained in over 40 years, gave birth to the unique TEPOTRATOS structure: Art-Museum installations through which not only the traditional theatre, but also the world and the rural culture that created it are trying to project themselves into the future. This is the meaning of the great oak tree, with roots to the sky, at the Centre of the exhibition. Thus it is that tradition and progress, chronologically and culturally distant reality, come together in one show interactive and multimedia, where modern technology, arts and crafts, become the con


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