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Palazzo Borgia (Pienza)
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Diocesan Museum in Pienza

Inside Palazzo Borgia there is an important collection of art and sacred vestments

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location_on Corso il Rossellino, 30, 53026 Pienza SI, Italy
Madonna with Child by Pietro Lorenzetti
Madonna with Child by Pietro Lorenzetti
An ideal city, founded on a uniform idea of beauty
Pienza is the most well-known center of the Val d’Orcia and is famous as being the home town of Pope Pius II, born Enea Silvio Piccolomini in 1405. Pius II, once elected Pope, transformed his home town, Corsignano, into an urban-architectural jewel, in this way contrasting it with the city that had marginalized his family: Siena. ...