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Sant'Agostino Church - Massa Marittima -

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http://www.massa-marittima.com/massa_marittima_augustine_en.htm The Church of St. Augustine (Sant'Agostino) was built next to the older church of St. Peter in the Field that had become too small with the growth of the New City and was therefore used as a convent. Construction of St. Augustine's started in 1299 and finished in the first half of the 14 C. It consists of one nave with six pointed arches leading into three beautiful apses: a large one at the centre and two small ones at the sides. This building unites the simplicity of its architecture in travertine with a strong feeling of grandeur. Some very valuable oil paintings on wood and on canvas are preserved inside this church and also the relic of the vestment of St. Bernardino of Siena. St. Bernardino, of the Albizzeschi family, was born in Massa Marittima. The cloisters were started in 1410 and were part of the convent of the Augustinian Monks.

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A: San Pietro all'Orto Church

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San Pietro all'Orto Church

B: Torre del Candeliere, Massa Marittima, Italy

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E: Torre del Candeliere, Massa Marittima, Italy

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Massa Marittima is a small medieval city in Tuscany. Inside the tower - Torre del Candeliere - one ca...

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F: Torre dell'Orologio - the Wall - Massa Marittima -

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G: On The Cassero Senese Fortification

Af Giovanni Russo, 170 meter væk

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On The Cassero Senese Fortification

H: Italy Toscana Massa Marittima Torre Candeliere

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Italy Toscana Massa Marittima Torre Candeliere

I: A Look On Massa Marittima

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A look on Massa Marittima from the ancient fortification called "Cassero Senese" which is bound up wi...

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J: Italy Toscana Massa Marittima Parco Di Poggio

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The Tuscany, one of the most beautiful Italian regions, is known throughout the world for its Landscapes and for the Works of Art that it houses (It is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance). Six localities have been designated World Heritage Sites: the Historical Center of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and Pienza, the Square of the Cathedral of Pisa with the Leaning Tower and the Val d'Orcia. It is in the central Italy and borders with Emilia Romagna (north), Marche and Umbria (east) and Lazio (South). The West coast is bathed from the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Sea; here we can find the islands of the Tuscan archipelago including the island of Elba. The regional capital is Florence and the other provinces are: Arezzo, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena.

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