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Pienza Dome
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Pienza Cathedral

Santa Maria Assunta Cathedral is a real Renaissance jewel in the "ideal town".

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Pienza
location_on Via Gozzante, 67, 53026 Pienza SI, Italia
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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