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The magnificent complex of the Cathedral of Siena, its Duomo, houses a series of some of the most important monuments of the European artistic panorama. With its more than one million visitors every year, the Cathedral without a doubt represents the...more
All reviews black and white marble striped columns mosaic floors piccolomini library ticket office awe inspiring audio guide works of art take your time on display stained glass well worth the visit piazza del campo interior pulpit michelangelo ceiling
At first when you arrive you (my) reaction is to start taking pictures. But as you really look, you see the photos cannot do justice to the overwhelming sense of history in this cathedral. Every you look there are masterpieces that took years of artists...More
Our group stopped in Siena for a day of touring on our way to a villa in the countryside. We tried to see as much as we could in a short time and the Cathedral was one of our choices. The plaza outside the cathedral...More
This cathedral had the most amazing floor, so different that most of the cathedrals we saw that the art was in the paintings and sculptures . Here the floors, alters and columns were spectacular. Don't miss the chapels and the crosses were amazing .
I'm a bit of a rubbish tourist, I tend to see a queue and walk on happy to see something from the outside and keep going. Despite of that we did go into the Cathedral and i'm glad that we did, it was very impressive.
There is not a square inch of this huge building which is not ornate.
We visited luckily during the short few weeks when the marble decorated floors are uncovered and the public can walk on much of it. Tickets include the museum, crypt and a...More
We visited this cathedral on a walking tour and were lucky enough to visit during the 10 weeks of the year when all of the floors are uncovered as they are absolutely beautiful. The cathedral is spectacular both from the inside and out.
The floors were completely open to view (although not walk on) when we were there last week (4-10 Sep)... even if the floors can’t be seen, which would be a shame, it’s worth going for the beautiful al fresco and paintings... More
The floors were completely open to view (although not walk on) when we were there last week (4-10 Sep)... even if the floors can’t be seen, which would be a shame, it’s worth going for the beautiful al fresco and paintings. The ticket also includes climbing up the Facciatone which is the incomplete extension of the Duomo complex. It gives you stunning views around the city and surrounding area!