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Church of St Mary of the Thorn
Lungarno Gambacorti, 56126 Pisa Route Planner
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open for temporary exhibitions only

Description

The white, light Church stands on the quayside of the Arno. It is sculpted with spires, gables, pinnacles, niches and rose windows and is a real jewel which was designed to house a thorn from Christ's crown. Originally built at river level and then rebuilt brick by brick on its current site in 1871, the church is a charming picture of harmony and simplicity.

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