17 Sights in Pistoia, Italy (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Pistoia, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 17 sights are available in Pistoia, Italy.

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1. Museo Clemente Rospigliosi

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The Palazzo Rospigliosi a Ripa del Sale or Rospigliosi sulla Ripa is a former aristocratic palace located at Via Ripa del Sale number 3 in central Pistoia, Tuscany, Italy. The location is in a small alley adjacent to the Pistoia Cathedral, within the most ancient set of city walls. In the 19th century, the palace was donated to the diocese and now is used as both Diocesan museum and for the display of the collection donated by Clemente Rospigliosi.

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2. Pieve di Sant'Andrea

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Pieve di Sant'Andrea Mattana / Public domain

Sant'Andrea is a church in Pistoia, Tuscany, central Italy that served as a pieve or place that congregations from surrounding village churches use for baptism. It is dedicated to St. Andrew the Apostle, and includes the famous Pulpit of Sant' Andrea by Giovanni Pisano. The church probably dates from as early as the 8th century, though in a smaller size. In the 12th century it was extended in length.

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3. Battistero di San Giovanni in Corte

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The San Giovanni in Corte Baptistery, also known as the Baptistery of San Giovanni di Rotondo, is a former Roman Catholic building in Pistoia, region of Tuscany, Italy. The octagonal baptistery stands at a slight angle across a small piazza from the Duomo of Pistoia in the center of town. It is presently used for cultural events.

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4. San Paolo

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San Paolo The original uploader was DarioPT81 at Italian Wikipedia. / CC-BY-SA-3.0

San Paolo is a Roman Catholic church located on Via della Rosa #39 in Pistoia, region of Tuscany, Italy. The eclectic church facade sits near the intersection of four streets: Corso Silvani Fedi, Corso Giovanni Amendola, Via Porta Carratica, and Via del Can Bianco, about a block away along Silvani Fedi from the Chiesa del Tau.

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5. Santissima Annunziata

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The church and convent of the Santissima Annunziata is a Baroque-style, Roman Catholic church located on Piazza de Servi #4, Pistoia, region of Tuscany, Italy. The convent presently functions as a warehouse. The church is down via Laudesi from the San Desiderio, and via Piazza de Servi, From San Giovanni Decollato.

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6. Monumento votivo militare brasiliano

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The Pistoia Brazilian war cemetery is a former second world war cemetery located in Pistoia, Toscana, Italy. The cemetery site honors Brazilian soldiers who died in Italy, the remains of the soldiers were moved to the Brazilian Monument and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of World War II in 1960.

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7. Ex Oratorio di San Desiderio

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The Oratory of San Desiderio is a prayer hall located on Via Laudesi #53 in Pistoia, region of Tuscany, Italy. It houses 16th century paintings by Sebastiano Vini, Domenico Cresti, Francesco Curradi, and Matteo Rosselli. The oratory is diagonally across from the apse of Santa Maria Nuova.

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8. Collezione Gori - Fattoria di Celle

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Collezione Gori - Fattoria di Celle Kangaroo / Public domain

The Fattoria di Celle is a historic complex with a villa dating back to the fifteenth century, located in the Santomato locality, near Pistoia. From the second half of the twentieth century, the estate hosts the Gori collection, an important collection of contemporary works of art.

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9. Chiesa di San Leone

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San Leone, once called the oratory or church of Santo Spirito, is a small Baroque-style Roman Catholic church located adjacent to the Vivarelli Colonna in Pistoia, region of Tuscany, Italy. In 2017, restoration of the Baroque era frescoes in the apse and ceilings were completed.

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10. Chiesa di San Giovanni Fuorcivitas

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San Giovanni Fuoricivitas is a Romanesque religious church and adjacent buildings in Pistoia, Tuscany, central Italy. The adjective fuoricivitas refers to it location, outside of the first set of city walls, when it was founded during the era of Lombard rule in Italy.

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11. Museo del Ricamo

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The Museum of Embroidery is located in Palazzo Ringiglosi in Pistoia and houses and exhibits a collection of embroidery, made from the 17th to the twentieth century, and the tools and techniques for the processing of the traditional art of Pistoia embroidery.

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12. Cattedrale di San Zeno

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Pistoia Cathedral, or Cathedral of Saint Zeno is the main religious building of Pistoia, Tuscany, central Italy, located in the Piazza del Duomo in the centre of the city. It is the seat of the Bishop of Pistoia and is dedicated to Saint Zeno of Verona.

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13. San Bartolomeo in Pantano

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San Bartolomeo in Pantano is a Romanesque and Gothic style, Roman Catholic church in Pistoia, Tuscany, central Italy, dedicated to St. Bartholomew the Apostle. The pantano of the name refers to the once marshy area in which the building was located.

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14. Immacolata Concezione

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The Church of the Immaculate Conception - also known as the Church of San Francesco di Paola or dei Cappuccini - is a fourteenth -century Pistoia church dedicated to the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary, in via degli Armeni.

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15. San Giovanni Decollato

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The church of San Giovanni Battista in the Temple is a Pistoia church of the 11th century dedicated to San Giovanni Battista. Hidden in the housing curtain, it has an entrance on both via di Nemoreto and via San Pietro.

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16. San Domenico

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San Domenico is a Romanesque and Gothic-style, Roman Catholic church located in the Piazza of the same name, with a north flank of the nave parallel to Corso Silvani Fedi, in Pistoia, region of Tuscany, Italy.

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17. Museo Diocesano

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The Diocesan Museum of Pistoia, inaugurated in 1968, in some rooms of the Vescovile Palace, has been transferred to the Rospigliosi Palace since 1990, where the Clemente Rospigliosi Museum is also based.

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