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Basilica di San Francesco, Arezzo
Places of worship

San Francesco Basilica in Arezzo

Home to Piero della Francesca’s Legend of the True Cross

San Francesco church, Arezzo
San Francesco church, Arezzo - Credit: Luca Aless
A historic treasure chest, home to well-known names such as Vasari and Petrarca
The city of Arezzo, situated in the South-West of Tuscany, rises up a hill which takes in 4 valleys: Valtiberina, Casentino, Valdarno and Valdichiana. The city has deeply historic origins, and is – although this is a little-known fact – even older than Alexandria in Egypt! ...
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