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Sant'Andrea

Via Sant'Andrea, Pistoia, Italy
+39 0573 21912
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My favorite church in Pistoia

A beautiful church dating from the days of the Longobards, this austerely beautiful church has two... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2016
CapnPeBo
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Pistoia, Italy
An incredible Pulpi

You cannot visit Pistoia and miss this church. Not because this church is special, it is beautiful... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
Pierre B
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San Gwann, Malta
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15 Dec 2016
“My favorite church in Pistoia”
31 Oct 2016
“An incredible Pulpi”
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Via Sant'Andrea, Pistoia, Italy
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+39 0573 21912

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Reviewed 16 December 2016

A beautiful church dating from the days of the Longobards, this austerely beautiful church has two masterpieces, a pulpit and crucifix by Pisano. Not to be missed...

Thank CapnPeBo
Reviewed 31 October 2016

You cannot visit Pistoia and miss this church. Not because this church is special, it is beautiful but nothing extraordinary. What is incredibly beautiful and not to be missed is the Pulpit by Giovanni Pisano. It is incredible, more beautiful then the better known one...More

Thank Pierre B
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Put your 50c in the slot and watch this unassuming little church light up. And in the middle is an extraordinary carved marble pulpit, in many ways superior to the one in Pisa cathedral. A must see if you visit Pistoia.

Thank Walpy
Reviewed 30 October 2015

The Saint Andrea church is one of those true jewels that you visit while traveling and then always remember. The carved marble pulpit by Pisano is an architectural masterpiece without parallel ( except for the Bernini pulpit in the Vaticano). Simply magnificent. Many other masterpiece...More

2  Thank David B L
Reviewed 30 September 2015

It holds a beautiful marble pulpit by Pisano, and some other very important pieces of art. the facade is very interesting.

1  Thank panka121
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This is one of the hidden gems in Italy. Up close, the pulpit--the main sculpture too see--looks remarkable. It has been carved from one piece of marble.

1  Thank Guy71
Reviewed 10 August 2015

We visited this church late in the afternoon and sat at the back for about 15 minutes whilst the evening mass concluded. They were a very welcoming congregation (later the spotlights were kindly turned on to better illuminate the pulpit) and the time waiting allowed...More

1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Henry Moore, one the great sculptors of the 20th century, called Pisano the first modern sculptor. The pulpit here at Sant'Andrea is one of his masterpieces and this piece alone make Pistoia a place that might be visited. Less than a half hour from Florence,...More

3  Thank RonL40
Reviewed 23 May 2015

The lovely Romanesque church is worth a visit, and the Pisano Pulpit is a wonderful work of art. Great carving and an unusual base.

1  Thank robin082
Reviewed 26 December 2014

Outside is not really impressive, but if you get inside, you can see a great piece of medieval architecture - the councel is very impressive.

Thank Geralt-von-Rivia
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