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Pieve dei Santi Stefano e Giovanni Montopoli in Val d'Arno
Places of worship

Parish Church of Santi Giovanni Evangelista e Stefano, Montopoli in Val d'Arno

An impressive Gothic church in piazza delle Pieve

Montopoli in Val d'Arno
A historic medieval castle between Pisa and Florence
For Boccaccio, Montopoli, with its imposing strongholds, was worthy of being called an “illustrious castle”. Long fought over between Pisa and Florence, it didn’t see peace even during the historic Battle of San Romano in 1432, depicted by Paolo Uccello in three paintings that are today housed in the Uffizi, the Louvre and National Gallery in London. ...
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