"The Duomo" Duomo Santa Maria Assunta - Cathedral Tip by sim1

  The Duomo in Pisa
by sim1

This is a view on the Duomo from the Battistero.

They started building the Duomo in 1064, shortly after Pisa had beaten the Saracens at Palermo. This impressive church was going to be financed with the money they took along with them from Sicily. They wanted to build the church to celebrate their victory and show how powerful and rich Pisa was.

Address: Piazza Duomo
Phone: +39 050 560547
Website: http://www.opapisa.it/it/la-piazza-dei-miracoli/cattedrale/ledificio.html

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  • Updated Jan 24, 2005
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