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19 Aug 2017
“Beautiful and must see”
16 Jul 2017
“Imposing example of Romanesque architecture at Vicenza”
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Piazza San Lorenzo | corso Fogazzaro, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This is a truly beautiful medieval church amidst the sweeping Palladian architecture which pops up everywhere in Vicenza . Each makes you appreciate the other. The fine Palladian basilica a few minutes walk away built as a town hall and this lovely older church contrast...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

San Lorenzo stands as one of the most imposing Franciscan churches in Italy, Its details actually reveal Romanesque architecture solutions

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank icavalcantifilho
Reviewed 10 May 2017

There's a lovely enclosed garden round the back of the church; turn right as you face the main door and walk anti-clockwise round the church till you find a small gate. I tranquil, shady spot. Enjoy.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Dave B
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I truly disagree with the previous reviewer's comment that this church is "average". I cannot fathom how one can describe this cathedral in such a mundane way. Perhaps this lad was having a bad day, I don't know. But don't be put off by that...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank TigerRoyalty
Reviewed 1 September 2015

It has got a nice piazza in front with a fountain and coffee places and some sort of sculpture the kids played on. As churches go in Italy it is quite average, nice enough to peek into.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank jochenulrike
Reviewed 14 February 2014

Vicenza is like a well kept secret amongst Italian cities, most people skip it and go from Venice to Verona, and they really miss out. San Lorenzo is just one example of beautifully preserved architecture in the heart of the city.

Date of experience: December 2013
2  Thank stefano a
Reviewed 15 October 2013

Went into this church because we were passing, later saw pictures of the courtyard which we obviously missed. Beautiful artwork, but not an abundance of it and nothing that stood out as being spectacular, but certainly worth a visit, especially since it was free to...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank whitewingsUsa
Reviewed 20 September 2013

Very beautiful church - pretty nice interior for Gothic exterior)! There's no entrance fee - why not have a look at it).

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank NVV
Reviewed 12 January 2013

This is good example of Gothic architecture in central Vicenza. Best of all it is free. Started in the 1200s, it was later used as a stable by Napoleon. Free wifi and some great wine bars in the piazza.

Date of experience: January 2013
1  Thank DoreenMB
Reviewed 19 December 2011

This is quite a lovely church. It is worth it to walk through. There is a relaxing courtyard as well. Wonderful!

Date of experience: November 2011
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