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Searching for what to do in Pienza today will make any visitor stroll through its streets exploring the historical character of its historic center, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. Highlights of things to do in Pienza include visiting the city square. The building of main residence, Palazzo Piccolomini, is the most representative of the city and one of the main attractions in
Pienza. Other noteworthy
Pienza attractions include
the Duomo, or cathedral, which dominates the center of the square, one
of the
oldest Renaissance
preserved
facades in the country. The cathedral was built between 1459 and 1462, and dedicated to
Our Lady of the Assumption. Other buildings and things to see in Pienza include the Town Hall, located on one side of the square, which features a brick belfry. There are also places to visit in Pienza related to art, like Art Studio di Adelina Quadri, where a series of watercolor paintings are on exhibit. Purchasing one makes for a nice souvenir that visitors can take back home. Other stuff to do in Pienza includes visiting the leisure centers and sampling the local cuisine. One of the most appreciated
restaurants
by tourists is known as La Buca di Enea, where you can partake in one of the main
Pienza activities, enjoying a proper Tuscan meal to its fullest!

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