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Impruneta

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Impruneta is a charming hill town located between the valleys of the Greve and the Ema streams. It was known in ancient times as "in prunetis" (within the pine woods) and indeed remnants of beautiful pine forests may still be seen interspersed among the olive groves on some of the surrounding hills.
During the mediaeval period, Impruneta and the surrounding villages were part of the fiefdom of the Buondelmonti family whose castle was in the village of Montebuoni.
Today Impruneta is famous all around the world for its terracotta works.
The Church of santa maria at impruneta was built in 1060 in the place where a miraculous effigy of Our Lady was found. A splendid 13C bell-tower. Inside there are valuable paintings and sculptures on display. 15C altar-steps, a 14C polyptych. A 14C cloister. The museum houses a collection of material of historical and artistic importance of various centuries: sacred ornaments made of gold, furnishings, hangings, votive vases, sculptures made of silver and a precious series of crosses, one of which is attributed to Ghiberti.

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