Duomo Interiors--page 2 (of three pages)

begun c. 1226

Views of the nave looking into the long choir

What is particularly striking about the cathedral is the black and white marble stripes which cover the walls and emphasize the powerful columns that march down the nave. The photograph on the left shows the Pisano pulpit in place. See additional views of Nicola Pisano's pulpit.


The crossing


The hexagonal dome


Left: side aisle from the crossing; center: view toward the entrance; right: plaster busts of 171 Popes, beginning with Peter and ending with Lucius III--added in the 15th and 16th century

Go to page 3 for additional interior views.

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