Chiesa di San Michele in Borgo, Pisa

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San Michele in Borgo is a Roman Catholic church in Pisa, region of Tuscany, Italy.HistoryThe church, together with monastery was built in the late 10th to early 11th century outside the walls of the city, over an ancient temple dedicated to Mars. Both were restored several times in the following ages.The façade is from the 14th century. The upper part has three order of typically Pisane Gothic loggias. There are three portals, also in Gothic style and withlunettes; the main one is surmounted by a tabernacle with "Madonna and Child" by Lupo di Francesco .The solemn interior, with a nave and two aisles, houses a Crucifix attributed to Nino Pisano, paintings by Matteo Rosselli, Baccio Lomi, Aurelio Lomi and Giuseppe Melani, as well as remains of frescoes from the 13th century. Under the pavement is the crypt, probably what remains of a former church. Use our Pisa vacation planner to arrange your visit to Chiesa di San Michele in Borgo and other attractions in Pisa.
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  • Now hemmed in by buildings on either side. Has a nice , calming interior, full of interest, and history. A mini duomo. 
    Now hemmed in by buildings on either side. Has a nice , calming interior, full of interest, and history. A mini duomo.  more »
  • You pass by this beautiful church, in the center of the city, if you go towards the Tower through the historic center. It is located inside Borgo Stretto just after Piazza Garibaldi. The church is... 
    You pass by this beautiful church, in the center of the city, if you go towards the Tower through the historic center. It is located inside Borgo Stretto just after Piazza Garibaldi. The church is...  more »
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  • Beautiful building well worth a visit very friendly place
  • The whole square is mind blowing. Beautiful beautiful place

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