Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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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Opera imponente, anche se non sfarzosa come le principali chiese fiorentine, è sicuramente da visitare, insieme agli altri 4 splendidi edifici storici di Prato: Palazzo Pretorio, di epoca simile a Pal... read more »Impressive work, though not lavish as major Florentine churches, is definitely worth visiting, along with the other 4 beautiful historical buildings of Prato: Palazzo Pretorio, built similar to Palazzo Vecchio in Florence; the Emperor's Castle, with its exterior perfectly preserved; the basilica of Santa Maria delle Carceri opera beautiful and rare for features and structure; the Church of San Francesco. Its particularity and showmanship is given especially by the external pulpit by Donatello who executed reliefs and ornaments of wonderful features.show original
bellissimo duomo che sovrasta la piazza, la caratteristica più bella che ho visto raramente è il pulpito esterno che è rivolto verso la piazzabeautiful Cathedral that overlooks the square, the most beautiful I've seen rarely is the external pulpit facing the squareshow original
Molto caratteristico esternamente,ma pochissimi affreschi all'interno.Comunque tutto sommato è caratteristico come tutte le strutture fiorentine.Quaint on the outside, but very few frescoes inside. However all in all is quaint as all properties.show original
Famosissimo è il pulpito di Donatello!
Tranquil and pretty.
Lockheed MartinThe hotel comes alive on the day of the September 8 for the exposition of the Holy Girdle. Beautiful frescoes by Filippo Lippi inside, Bell Tower, unique to the pulpit of Donatello and beautiful works of Della Robbia.show original
Francesco RosatiTo visit the Cathedral is one of the oldest churches in Prato. Attested as early as the tenth century as pieve di Santo Stefano, but does exist since at least the 6th century it was the main church of Borgo al Cornio, the original settlement of Prato. Renovated from the 10th to the 15th century, the unitary volume appears balanced purity and vibrant Duotone external vestments alberese and green marble of Pratoshow original
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