15 Sights in Prato, Italy (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Prato, Italy. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 15 sights are available in Prato, Italy.

Sightseeing Tours in Prato

1. Santa Maria dell'Umiltà - Chiesanuova

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The church of Santa Maria dell'Umiltà is located in Chiesanuova (Prato). Chiesanuova from Latin is one of the oldest fractions in the province of Prato. From some manuscripts from the Anglican Florentine library, the Prato hamlet appears for the first time during the year 983 BC. The home of the famous Lippi family during the 16th century (including Filippino Lippi) is located just outside the medieval historic center.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Maria dell'Umiltà (Prato) (IT)

2. Tabernacolo di Sant'Anna

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The Tabernacle of Sant'Anna is located a few meters from the Pieve di San Pietro a Figline, along the Vecchia di Cantagallo, in the direction of the ancient Medieval via Bologna. He is the work of Agnolo Gaddi, the Florentine painter of the second half of the fourteenth century, commissioned by the improved family and made around the year 1390.

Wikipedia: Tabernacolo di Sant'Anna (IT)

3. Cappella Migliorati

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The chapter of San Francesco a Prato, also known as the improved chapel is an environment of the church of San Francesco (Prato), among the major masterpieces of Niccolò Gerini. Born as a chapter room of the order of the conventual friars, it is located inside the Renaissance cloister of the church of San Francesco (Prato).

Wikipedia: Cappella Migliorati (IT)

4. Square Form with Cut

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Squared shape with cut is a monumental white marble sculpture made by the English artist Henry Moore, who was purchased by the city of Prato with the help of local industrialists, at the end of his monographic exhibition of 1972 and represents one of the greatest examples of contemporary sculpture present in Italy.

Wikipedia: Forma squadrata con taglio (IT)

5. Monumento ai Caduti di Prato

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The war memorial, depicting Heroism comforting Duty, is located in Prato in Piazza delle Carceri on the opposite side of the Emperor's castle. The work of the sculptor Antonio Maraini, it was inaugurated on 22 May 1934, the same day that the railway station was inaugurated in the presence of the King.

Wikipedia: Monumento ai Caduti di Prato (IT)

6. Prato Cathedral

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Prato Cathedral, or Cathedral of Saint Stephen, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Prato, Tuscany, Central Italy, from 1954 the seat of the Bishop of Prato, having been previously, from 1653, a cathedral in the Diocese of Pistoia and Prato. It is dedicated to Saint Stephen, the first Christian martyr.

Wikipedia: Prato Cathedral (EN)

7. Chiesa di Santa Cristina a Pimonte

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The church of Santa Cristina in Pimonte is located on a hilly offshoot of Prato along the street of the same name and is dedicated to Santa Cristina di Bolsena, while "Pimonte" indicates the lease of the building at the foot of the Calvana from which Piedmont then contracted in Pimonte.

Wikipedia: Chiesa di Santa Cristina a Pimonte (IT)

8. Convitto nazionale statale Francesco Cicognini

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The Cicognini National Boarding School is a private Catholic primary and secondary school located in Prato, Tuscany, Italy. Established by the Jesuits in c. 1692, the school is the oldest school in the city and follows the legacy of Francesco Cicognini.

Wikipedia: Cicognini National Boarding School (EN)

9. Palazzo Pretorio

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The Palazzo Pretorio is a historical building in Prato, Tuscany, Italy. It was the old city hall, standing in front of the current Palazzo Comunale. It now accommodates the Civic Museum of Prato, which was reopened in September 2013.

Wikipedia: Palazzo Pretorio, Prato (EN), Website

10. Basilica di Santa Maria delle Carceri

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Santa Maria delle Carceri is a basilica church, designed by Giuliano da Sangallo, and built in Prato, Tuscany, Italy. It is among the earliest examples of a Greek cross plan for a complete church in Renaissance architecture.

Wikipedia: Santa Maria delle Carceri, Prato (EN)

11. Chiesa di San Fabiano

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San Fabiano is a Romanesque-style, Roman Catholic church and abbey located at Via di Gherardo and Via del Seminario street in Prato, region of Tuscany, Italy. The early medieval structure is one of Prato's oldest churches.

Wikipedia: San Fabiano, Prato (EN)

12. Basilica dei Santi Vincenzo e Caterina de' Ricci

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The Minor Basilica of Santi Vicenzo e Caterina de' Ricci is a Catholic church, built in the 16th to 18th centuries, and located in the town of Prato, in Tuscany, Italy. Adjacent to the church is a 16th-century monastery.

Wikipedia: Santi Vicenzo e Caterina de' Ricci, Prato (EN)

13. Museo Casa Francesco Datini

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Palazzo Datini is a late 14th-century palace in Prato, Tuscany, central Italy. In 2015, the palace housed the offices of the Fondazione Casa Pia dei Ceppi, a charitable organization and a museum and archive.

Wikipedia: Palazzo Datini (EN), Website

14. Museo del Tessuto

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The Campolmi Factory, the Prato Textile museum and Lazzerini Library is a textile museum and library in Prato in Tuscany, Italy. The museum is an Anchor point on the European Route of Industrial Heritage.

Wikipedia: Prato Textile Museum (EN)

15. Fontana del Bacchino

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The Bacchino fountain, built in the seventeenth century of the sculptor Ferdinando Tacca, is located in Piazza del Comune in Prato in front of the Palazzo Praetorio and is one of the symbols of the city.

Wikipedia: Fontana del Bacchino (IT)


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