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Pienza Duomo

Listed under Cathedrals in Tuscany, Italy.

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Pienza's Duomo is in the centre of its piazza, which is not unusual for an Italian town. It's three sided facade, with column and arch details in the medieval style, is nothing out of the ordinary either, but the bell tower gives is a more Germanic look to it, the result of the Pope Pius's time spent in Germany – he had a taste for the way the light shone on the art that decorated the inside of the churches – and in the case of Pienza's Duomo there are five beautiful paintings in the Sienese style.

Written by  AndyinItaly.

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