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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Prato, 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 16 sights are available in Prato, Italy.

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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 Prato.

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

2. Cappella Migliorati

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The Chapter of St. Francis in Prato, also known as the Migliorati Chapel is an environment of the Church of San Francesco (Prato), one of the greatest masterpieces of Niccolò Gerini. Born as the Chapter House of the Order of Friars Minor Conventual, it is located inside the Renaissance cloister of the Church of San Francesco (Prato).

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3. Monumento ai Caduti di Prato

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The monument to the fallen, depicting the heroism that comforts the duty, is located in Prato in Piazza delle Carceri on the opposite side of the castle of the emperor. Opera of the sculptor Antonio Maraini was inaugurated on 22 May 1934, the same day on which he came The railway station is inaugurated in the presence of the king.

Wikipedia: Monumento ai Caduti di Prato (IT)

4. Square Form with Cut

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

Wikipedia: Forma squadrata con taglio (IT)

5. Casa madre Istituto delle Minime Suore del Sacro Cuore

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The Institute of the Minimal Sisters of the Sacred Heart is located in Poggio a Caiano on the top of the same hill that houses the Medici villa; the main building is located between the entrance of the villa on the Florence-Pistoia road and the square in front of the provostship of Santa Maria del Rosario.

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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 a Pimonte is located on a hilly offshoot of Prato along the homonymous street and is dedicated to Santa Cristina di Bolsena, while "Pimonte" indicates the location of the building at the foot of Calvana from which Piemonte 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.

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9. Villa Medicea

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The Medici Villa of Poggio a Caiano, also called Ambra, is one of the most famous Medici villas and is located in Poggio a Caiano (Prato). Today it is state owned and it houses two museums: one of the historic apartments and the Museum of Still Life.

Wikipedia: Villa di Poggio a Caiano (EN)

10. 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)

11. 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.

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12. 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.

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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.

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14. Fontana del Bacchino

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

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15. 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)

16. Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

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The Cathedral museum of Prato, Italy was founded in 1967 in a few rooms of the Bishop's residence and in 1976 grew to include items from both the Cathedral of Saint Stephen and the diocesan territory.

Wikipedia: Prato Cathedral Museum (EN)

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