Saturday, April 11, 2015


Pienza certainly is a quiet, small hill top town.  This is the birth place of Pope Pius II.  Once elevated to his position, he declared that the little town to be rebuilt using the Renaissance urban planning model of a central piazza anchored with important buildings and the rest of the city radiating from this heart.  the map of Pienza:
Our hotel near the edge of the city:
Looking at and from the city wall:
Strolling down the streets:

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