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Cathedral of Saint Zeno

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This 12th-century cathedral is a principal component of one of the finest piazzas in Italy.
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Piazza del Duomo, 51100 Pistoia, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the della Robbia ceramic over the entrance, to the main altar, to the spectacular side altar -- all in silver -- depicting the life of St. James, this is a church not to be missed.

Thank GloriaAnchio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Duomo has some interesting art. Quite cool on a hot day. Climb up the Campanile is recommended.

Thank Akivz
Reviewed 3 July 2018

no photos allowed inside. This Cathedral was most likely built in the 10th century, it has a façade in Romanesque style, inspired by other churches in Pistoia , San Bartolomeo and San Jacopo. The interior has a nave and two side-aisles, with a presbytery and...More

Thank Andre L
Reviewed 23 November 2017

As per the title, buying the 15 euro ticket is well worth it as it gives you access to all areas of the Cathedral and then, your actual visit can last a whole day. We did as per the recommendation and we then visited everything...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

The Pistoia Cathedral is a beautiful Romanesque style church. The facade features an alternating white-and-grey band design endemic to churches of northern Italy as well as Moorish arches, a tribute to the Spanish Mudejar style. It was closed as we got there later in the...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This cathedral is very impressive from the outside, and the inside is also interesting but you cannot take photos inside. There is fixed audio guide phone which is 1 euro for lots of info in English- I recommend it, although a written leaflet would be...More

Thank fjane84
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The Cathedral is easily reached, apart from market day on a Saturday when you can lose your bearings. Not a vast church but well worth a look for architecture and art works.

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 31 October 2016

A very beautiful and interesting Duomo. Well worth a visit with interesting medieval frescoes, crypts and silver alter. However some later intrusions sometimes ruin the atmosphere but still worth a visit.

Thank Pierre B
Reviewed 30 June 2016

...you can breathing the old fashioned spirit of the city, don't forget to visit this place when you arrive in Pistoia!

Thank lipao
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This grand church / Duomo is a spectacular one with its outside packed layered alternating dark and white marble colors surmounted with marble boxes in classic design, really beautiful. Entrance through massive sculptured doors into a gilt filled interior packed with masterpieces. Must see when...More

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