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
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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