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- Arezzo is a city in eastern Tuscany, Italy. The hilltop Arezzo Cathedral features painted vaulted ceilings and a 15th-century
fresco of Mary Magdalene by Piero della Francesca. Nearby, the Basilica di San Francesco has a chapel decorated with more Piero frescoes.
The Basilica di San Domenico contains the 13th-century “Crucifix” painted by Cimabue. The imposing Medicean Fortress has sweeping city views.
The Basilica of San Francesco is a late Medieval church in Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy, dedicated to St Francis of Assisi.
It is especially renowned for housing in the chancel the fresco cycle Legends of the True Cross by Piero della Francesca.
Santa Maria della Pieve:
The church is documented since as early as 1008, and, during the communal period of Arezzo, it was the stronghold of the city's struggle against its bishops.
After the latter built the nearby Cathedral and palace, the church, which had been already rebuilt in the 12th century, was further renovated with the façade and the apse,
and the interior was remade in Gothic style (13th century).
The bell tower, finished in 1330, is in Romanesque style.
Arezzo Cathedral (Italian: Cattedrale di Arezzo, Duomo di Arezzo, Cattedrale di Ss. Donato e Pietro) is a Roman Catholic cathedral in the city of Arezzo
in Tuscany, Italy. It is located on the site of a pre-existing Palaeo-Christian church and, perhaps, of the ancient city's acropolis.
Santa Maria delle Grazie is a church in Arezzo, Tuscany, central Italy.
It is located on the site of an ancient sanctuary with a spring that, in the Etruscan-Roman era, it was consecrated to Apollo.
In the Middle Ages it was known as Fonte Tecta
The Basilica of San Domenico is a Medieval church in Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy, dedicated to St Dominic.
It is especially renowned for housing a painted crucifix by Cimabue.
The construction began in 1275 and was completed in the 14th century.
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