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Siena Cathedral (Il Duomo) - Siena - Reviews of Siena Cathedral (Il Duomo) - TripAdvisor
I did not actually go inside the Duomo, but I walked around the outside of it. It was spectacular!! Amazing to think that a bunch of people back then could make such a be...
Duomo, Siena - Reviews of Duomo - IgoUgo
Wow, where should I begin. This is one fine Gothic cathedral. The facade is combination of marble and painting, but the interior is where you should spend the majority of your time. Simply put, I found it the most enthralling interior of the cathedrals I have seen in Italy. The black and white motif...
Duomo- Siena, Italy - VirtualTourist.com
Within the Duomo cathedral, a separate room holds the Piccolomini library where a collection of priceless choir books & frescoes painted by the Umbrian Bernardino de Betto are housed. These frescoes are still vividly stunning with vibrant colors despite being hundreds of years old. This was because ...
Lo Spedale di Santa Maria della Scala, Siena - Reviews of Lo Spedale di Santa Maria della Scala - IgoUgo
This is the third great building in the artistic and cultural triangle of Siena, with the Duomo and the Palazzo Publico making up the other two thirds. It has been in use since the end of the 11th century to aid the sick and the pilgrims that trod the Via Francigena from Canterbury to Rome; these pi...
Duomo di Siena (Siena Cathedral)
, a library commissioned by Francesco Piccolomini (Pope Pius III) to house the books of his uncle Aeneas (Pius II). The impressive life of Aeneas/Pius II is celebrated in a series of brilliantly colorful frescoes by Pinturicchio, from his attendance at the Council of Basel as a secretary, though his...
Duomo | Museum/Attraction Review | Siena | Frommers.com
although no bodies have been found buried here. More likely the subterranean room is an old entrance to the Romanesque church. What the twenty-first-century restoration workers scraped up was a cycle of frescoes painted between 1270 and 1275, shedding some light on the early development of the Siene...