The 14th century cathedral of Siena is a stunnig monument which is not only beautiful out side but has unbelievable treasures inside from Michelangelo statues to Pinturicchio frescos ,from marble floors to colummes 10 meter high.
Piazza del Duomo. The candy-striped façade of this spectacular Gothic cathedral was largely the work of Giovanni Pisano in the 1300s, who added many of the statues of saints, prophets and pagan philosophers on its three great portals. The interior is equally striking with intricate marble floors,…
One of the most fascinating façade in all of Italy, be sure to visit the interior with its stunning mosaic floor, The Feast of Herod by Donatello, works by Bernini and the young Michelangelo, Piccolomini Library with frescoes by Pinturicchio
The splendid Duomo of Siena, with its marvellous decoration and floor decoration, not to be missed. I suggest you to buy a whole tickets including the Museo Opera del Duomo.
The Siena Duomo has the most exquisite marble floors, not to mention the elaborate marble facade and Piccolomini library of illustrated manuscripts.
“After having deeply thought at which was my favorite place in Siena, I believe that Santa Maria della Scala is. I feel the immense importance of the philosophy of hospitality, that led our ancestors to create this ponderous architectural system, used since centuries also as city hospital. Nowadays it has been turned into an amazing museum hosting different events and shows.”
“Here you can find Maestà di Duccio. Entry to the Panorama del Facciatone is included in the entry ticket.”
“One of the most famous square tin the world. You can enjoy a cappuccino or your lunch in one of the toutisty restaurants around the square, that offers at least the magnificent view.”
“The most famous bar in Siena; Coffee, pastries and traditional Sienese delicious”
“It houses especially late medieval and Renaissance paintings from Italian artists. The gallery has one of the largest collections of Sienese paintings with gold backgrounds from the 14th and 15th centuries.”