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Tuscany Sights


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Updated 12/04/2013

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Prato's Romanesque Duomo, reconstructed from 1211, is famous for its Pergamo del Sacro Cingolo (Chapel of the Holy Girdle), to the left of the entrance, which enshrines the sash of the Virgin Mary. It is said that the girdle was given to the apostle Thomas by the Virgin Mary when she miraculously appeared after her Assumption into heaven. The Duomo also contains 15th-century frescoes by Prato's most famous son, Fra Filippo Lippi. His scenes from the life of Saint Stephen are on the left wall of the Cappella Maggiore (Main Chapel); those from the life of John the Baptist are on the right.

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Piazza del Duomo, Prato, Tuscany, 59100, Italy



Sight Details:

  • €3 to visit Cappella Maggiore
  • Daily 10–1 and 3–5:30

Updated 12/04/2013


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