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Duomo, Prato

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Religious Site Tourist Spot
One of the most ancient churches in the city, Duomo dates back to the 10th century and honors Saint Stephen, the first Christian martyr. Before you enter the attraction, take a moment to admire the exterior, and noting the white and green marble bands as well as the terra-cotta statue, "Madonna and Child with Saints." Inside, the grand Gothic ribbed vaulting will wow you along with the decorated pulpit and bronze crucifix. Don't miss the frescoes on the walls of the choir painted by Fra Filippo Lippi. If you have time, seek out the cathedral museum on the side of the church, which displays altar pieces, missals, and the renowned Holy Girdle. A visit to Duomo represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Prato vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Although when we visited there was a film crew, they still allowed us in which was nice. The ceiling frescoes are very impressive and there are beautiful stained glass windows. No photos are allowed i...  more »
  • Prato is a bit of a hidden treasure - located 30 minutes from Florence, it contains some spectacular art as well as a pleasant ambiance. The Duomo Museum has excellent explanations in English and the ...  more »
  • Admittance to the cathedral is free but you need to get a ticket at the duomo museo to see the frescoes. Also the frescoes are not open all the time. For instance today (Sunday) they didnt open until ...  more »
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  • If you are a tourist, this is one of the best place in Prato to taste typical food of Tuscany
  • Dishes in keeping with Tuscan tradition, but you can also find delicious dish. Tasted the tuna burger and it was yummy. Quality ingredients. Staff very helpful and pleasant. Definitely going back.
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  • Authentic dishes great and various. Sympathy and kindness. In the historic center.
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  • Quality, courtesy and traditional Tuscan dishes and Prato. . what you ask for more?
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  • Restaurant with typical local dishes. Great value for money
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