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Pistoia, Pistoia, Italy
+39 045 51100
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

We thought the outside was similar to Sienna's church but not quite as spectacular. The inside had many wonderful pieces of work that are worth seeing. There seems to be no one to control what happens inside as children were playing in the holy water...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

This town was a delight with streets filled with locals and their everyday life. Not as touristy as some of the bigger towns and full of some amazing churches

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

Pistoia has a classic Tuscan town square. The Medicis conquered the town, and the architecture shows the influence. This piazza is large and impressive -- not Florence but impressive nonetheless.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GloriaAnchio
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This place is good to walk around... The que for the Dumo was very long of your concidering going Inside... Resturants can vary in price around there... Some are expensive taking advantage of tourist and some are prices great....

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ciara R
Reviewed 16 August 2018

The piazza is not too interesting, but is a focal point of the city. I recommend visiting the Duomo, the Baptistery and the Campanile.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Akivz
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Was here for the Giostra Del Orso, which is well worth coming to if you’re here on 25 July. It’s a fantastic and engaging event. Even without the jousting, the piazza is a pleasant place to spend some time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GuyRopeTrip
Reviewed 19 July 2018

It was lovely way to people watch. Find a restaurant in the central and enjoy the view and people watching. It was lovely way to people watch. Find a restaurant in the central and enjoy the view and people watching.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Allnametaken
Reviewed 3 July 2018

we had a great visit to this wonderful piazza. its a lovely place to hang out at a cafe on a beautiful warm september morning and anjoy a coffee and soak in the atmosphere. It must be noted that Pearl Jam did a concert here...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Andre L
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Of course very touristic, but the views on the square are incredible. Highly recommend climbing the duomo. Make sure to book online way in advance to skip the +3 hours line, since they work with time slots allowing a limited amount of people each 30...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DutchKevin
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We spent a quiet afternoon strolling through the ancient town of Pistoia. Extremely well preserved ancient building without the crowds of Florence. If you need to unwind from the hectic hustle and bustle of the big name sights this is a lovely place to sit...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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