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San Pietro, Perugia

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Religious Site Church
Admire the collection of religious masterpieces at San Pietro, whose origins can be traced back to the 10th century. Over time, disasters like fires and earthquakes have destroyed parts of the building, and three architects have rebuilt it. Today the sturdy structure houses fine paintings from old masters and a beautiful 13th-century wood carving fresco called "Crocifisso fra la Madonna e S. Giovanni Evangelista." Ascend the bell tower--the second-tallest tower in town--to see the large bell and to enjoy views over the city. Put San Pietro into our Perugia itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Unfortunately, I've seen this one only from outside but I heard from locals that it's enough beautiful inside  more »
  • By "coherent" is meant decor that is coordinated and not the rococo mish-mash that so many churches exhibit. The garden is more than a kitchen garden, but a retreat from the hubbub of the city. Well w...  more »
  • What a beautiful cathedral, full of mosaics, with the whole church covered in art. Went there for Sunday Mass, officiated by the resident Bishop who was joined by a small by very enjoyable choir. The ...  more »
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  • It's a fantastic place to visit, the Basilica has 2 very interesting artistic elements the first less known is the wooden choir of about 1500, from carefully observe every detail, the second element is best known is the huge canvas known as "the demon" of 1500. 4 star hotel at the complex because the three cloisters (especially the first) should be restructured and restored externally, falling plaster give a sense of abandonment and not enhance spaces, removing this would be 5 stars at the diversity of attractions which arises from art to science and then don't forget the medieval kitchen garden (not to be confused with the botanist), the "art gallery" of the Foundation for agricultural education (not a bad Gallery) and then seldom opened the seismological Centre.
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  • It is considered one of the most beautiful churches in Italy, if you look at the picture from afar, you feel like you see the devil. According to some the artist would create this illusion to spite churchmen during the Reformation!
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  • Beautiful Cathedral. Also worth seeing are the medieval Garden
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  • is part of the Faculty of agriculture, you enter the first courtyard and you still has the feel of how the Church is positioned on an angle, then walked you uncover fascinating paintings, frescoes and a sacristy
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  • This Cathedral is a must visit! Personally I find it extraordinary, well represents the historical and cultural attraction of Perugia, as there are paintings and works of different epochs and cultures but well associated with each other. It is also interesting to visit the University and especially the medieval kitchen garden
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