Church of Santa Maria Maggiore

It is also located in Piazza del Pretorio on the left side. The Church appears to originally date back to the 12th century, but has undergone various renovations over the centuries. Sacked during the 1400s first by the Sienese and then by the Pitigliano people, it was profoundly modified in the 16th century when the adjacent Palace was built. Inside, above the altar you can admire the pre-Romanesque tabernacle, which appears to be among the oldest pre-Romantic tabernacles in all of Tuscany (it is assumed that it was taken from the old church of San Mamiliano) and some valuable frescoes from the 15th century. The façade and the original entrance are not visible today as they were incorporated into the Palazzo Bourbon Del Monte built in the first half of the 16th century.

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