We really loved and enjoyed the town of Arezzo. It is a very calm and lovely town. People are very nice and friendly. We stopped by the church and it is quite historic. It is a must if you are in town.
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We booked a timed entry months in advance, but that might not have been necessary for our late May visit, as the church was not busy then. We managed to tag along with a guide who explained several features of Piero's design that might escape...More
The exterior of this church is unfinished. According to our guide it is thought that perhaps the money ran out -- because clearly there was preparation for marble to be placed. Inside you'll find some of the most outstanding frescoes in the region. Behind the...More
We visited the Basicila at around 11 in the morning and it was very quiet on our visit so walked straight in. The frescos are high on the wall so not so easy to view but are good. We can't say we were in awe...More
This is a "must see" for art lovers. The stunning fresco cycle by Piero della Francesca in the Cappella Bacci (behind the main altar of the basilica) is an early Renaissance masterpiece that tells the "Legend of the True Cross" in brilliant colors. Although the...More
Inside the Basilica is an amazing fresco cycle by Piero della Francesca – the extraordinary Cappella Bacci with the Legend of the True Cross; not to be missed!
This is a one of a kind experience, seeing these ancient frescoes.highly We had no problems getting tickets at the door and waiting 1/2 hour before allowed in. We spent a extra few euros and visited the gallery downstairs. We noticed folks were handed a...More
Art lovers especially fans of medieval art will love it, here you can watch one of the most famous artists elusive Piero della Francesca in situ at his best. " the legend of the True Cross" There is a audio guide and I would recommend...More
This church is so lovely and i had a great visit. I definitely recommend it to all who visit Arezzo, you won't be disappointed.
Legent of the True Cross, a series of 10 fresco, telling the true story of the Cross. Story starts from a tree growed from Adam's skull. Queen Sheba, Solomon, St.Helena, Constantine, Heraclius are all included. The Crucifix was made between 1250-1260, truely historic.