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Another great Romanesque church

The church dedicated to Saint Bartholomew the Apostle and named after the marsh area (“pantano... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Rijeka, Croatia
San Bartolomeo in Pantano

Interesting facade in the typical white-and-gray marble design. The church was built in the 12th... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Ron S
New York City, New York
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Piazza San Bartolomeo, Pistoia, Italy
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

The church dedicated to Saint Bartholomew the Apostle and named after the marsh area (“pantano”) that surrounded the building, is another gem of the city. It was founded in the 8th century and restored in the 12th century by Abbot Buono in the characteristically Romanesque...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Interesting facade in the typical white-and-gray marble design. The church was built in the 12th century.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ron S
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This church is not to be missed even though it is a bit out of center. A perfect facade, an interesting portico, a very beautiful pulpit. Do not miss it.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

Sono stata in questa chiesa per caso durante una passeggiata in solitaria. Bellissima, la fondazione risale al 700 dopo Cristo, ma la struttura romanica come la vediamo oggi è del 1100. Estremamente semplice, la luce entra all'interno dalla finestra frontale e attraversa la navata centrale,...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Darianauta
Reviewed 19 April 2014

If you are in Pistoia and go to the Duomo it is only a few minutes walk to this church and worth seeing. It is really old and huge inside and worth seeing some very old frescoes.....

Date of experience: April 2014
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Reviewed 27 July 2013

Many of the churches we visited in Tuscany were sparkly and rather too cared for. This one smelt like a old church? The Romanesque arches spoke if history whilst the amazing marble pulpit had so much carving it would take paragraphs to describe. Just outside...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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Reviewed 5 January 2013

San Bartolomeo is easy to miss, it's a little off the well trod path followed by visitors to Pistoia. When you come upon it, sitting there unassumingly in the piazza with the same name, if you love Romanesque architecture, your heart will probably skip a...More

Date of experience: January 2013
1  Thank marialulu
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