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Palazzo Borgia (Pienza)
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Diocesan Museum in Pienza

Inside Palazzo Borgia there is an important collection of art and sacred vestments

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Pienza
location_on Corso il Rossellino, 30, 53026 Pienza SI, Italy
Madonna with Child by Pietro Lorenzetti
Madonna with Child by Pietro Lorenzetti
Pienza
An ideal city, founded based on beauty
Pienza is a gem in the Val d'Orcia. It's known as the city of Pope Pius II, Enea Silvio Piccolomini, who was born here in 1405. Once Pius became Pope, he wanted to transform his humble birthplace, Corsignano, into an urban-architectural treasure. Therefore, he entrusted the total renovation of the village to the architect Bernardo Rossellino and to the humanist Leon Battisti Alberti. ...
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