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Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina, Pisa
Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Lying on the bank of Pisa's Arno River, Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina is one of Tuscany's finest Gothic churches. Although it was originally built in 1230, the church was dismantled and rebuilt on a higher level in 1871 because of water infiltration from the river. The church's name comes from a legend that a thorn belonging to the crown worn by Christ on the cross came here in 1933. The church's facade, with two gates, linteled arches, and several statues and sculptures, is much more ornate than the simple interior. Arrange to visit Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina and other attractions in Pisa using our Pisa vacation generator.
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Bella, caratteristica nella posizione accanto al lungarno. Assolutamente da visitare, anche se un pò spoglia. Famosa per avere contenuto al suo interno una spina della corona di Gesù crocifisso edereBeautiful, feature in the position next to lungarno. Absolutely worth visiting, even if a bit bare. Famous for having contained inside a thorn from the Crown of Jesus crucified Iviesshow original
La chiesa, chiamata così perchè conservava in un'urna (ora nella chiesa di Santa Chiara) una delle spine della corona di Cristo, è una miniatura del duomo di Milano che riproduce fedelmente in ogni pa... read more »The Church, so named because it was kept in an urn (now in the Church of Santa Chiara) one of the thorns in the Crown of Christ, is a miniature of the duomo of Milan that faithfully reproduces every detail.show original
Stojący na uboczu, zaraz przy rzece malutki kościół. Bardzo starannie wykonany. W środku nie byliśmy.Standing on the sidelines, right by the tiny church. Very carefully made. In the middle of no were.show original
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Really cool church alongside the roads. The architecture used here is quite impressive with many different sculptures all over the place.
Sadly could not go inside. A wonderful site and easy to get to.
Great spot but don't reroute for it
Nice looking church on the edge of the river
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