"Church of Santa Maria della Spina" Santa Maria della Spina Tip by keeweechic

Santa Maria della Spina, Pisa: 21 reviews and 46 photos


The Church of Santa Maria della Spina ? (St. Mary of the Thorn) is situated on the south bank of the river Arno, it was originally even closer to the river but was moved to its current position in 1871 due to fears of flooding. The church is Pisa's finest example of Gothic architecture. The ?spina' refers to a thorn from Christ's crown that was acquired by the merchant who rebuilt the church in 1323.

Address: Lungarno Gambacorti,
Phone: 39 050 910350
Website: http://www.comune.pisa.it/turismo/itinerari/spina-gb.htm

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  • Updated Jun 13, 2003
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