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A beautiful Basilica
loved by locals

Chiesa e Convento di San Domenico

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Why locals love it

This church is not very known among tourist, but loved by locals; surrounded by a beautiful convento, in a large square, once inside you'll discover its treasures. Here is were S. Domenico, the founder of Domenican order is buried.

Why you should visit it

Inside you'll find the famous "Arca di S. Domenico" , the one from which Nicolò dall'Arca had his name, but also sculptures by Nicola Pisano and Michelangelo. Very easy to reach for its central position, free entrance.

Special tip

Not only sculpures but also paintings/frescoes by Guido Reni for instance.

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