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Places of worship

Sant'Anna in Camprena

A centuries-old monastery near Pienza that houses frescoes from Antonio Bazzi, known as il Sodoma

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Monastery of Sant'Anna in Camprena, Pienza
Monastery of Sant'Anna in Camprena, Pienza - Credit: Mario Llorca
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. ...