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Address: Piazza del Duomo, 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0577 286300
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The magnificent complex of the Cathedral of Siena, its Duomo, houses a...

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 fulcrum of the entire complex, while other significant elements include the Crypt, the Baptistery and the Museo dell'Opera, all part of the impressive mass formed by the "Duomo Vecchio" (Old Cathedral), and the "Duomo Nuovo" (New Cathedral). Visitors will travel along a memorable itinerary to the discovery of self and the truth of faith through culture and art, the result of more than a millennium of Western history.

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Incredibly beatiful and amazing floor tiles

It started to rain while we were out so we bought a ticket to see all of the Cathedral sites in a combo package (8 Euros). Well worth it. After going to the museum- don't miss it... read more

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It started to rain while we were out so we bought a ticket to see all of the Cathedral sites in a combo package (8 Euros). Well worth it. After going to the museum- don't miss it we visited the cathedral. It was a good place to sit and look around in the cathedral. The floor tiles were incredible and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Cathedral is outstanding. The exterior marble design is unique. The interior is huge and simply beautiful. We visited it in late November and there were very few tourists there. Definitely a must when visiting Siena.

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Dedham, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the floor is just amazing and the entire cathedral is awe inspiring; to think it was constructed several hundred years ago!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Do not miss this place - it is sensational from the small music room to the vast cathedral, it is a visual feast.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was blown away. Learning the history and about the architecture of the cathedral left me wanting to know more. We had a great guide that was so informative. The panoramic views coming out of the cathedral left us wanting to stay right there. Siena is a special place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent only a short day in Siena, but the Cathedral was a highlight of the visit. The shiny black and white marble inside and out distinguish this one from all others we saw in Florence and Rome, and we saw a lot! The signage was excellent and the crowd was not too large on a late afternoon in October... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful!! This was definitely one of the highlights of our visit to Siena. Make sure you do the Gates of Heaven part of the tour. It's well worth it. And don't miss the museum -- it's amazing!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The tour was great even in the pouring rain! There was some walking up hill but the Cathedral or Duomo is absolutely breath taking! My husband did not want to go inside as we had already seen some fantastic cathedrals on our trip to Italy including the fabulous St Peter's in Rome. I found the interior to be exquisite with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Siena Cathedral is very beautiful and ornate. We found it a bit overwhelming though because it was so busy. I think part of that might have been that we were there mid day. I would think that it would be quieter at opening or near closing. The number of people took away from our visit but we still enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One should visit this cathedral when they are in Siena. This is the first thing we did when we arrived in Siena. Very beautiful and grand inside and outside. Its worth visiting this place. We came in a not so busy time and so the place is not crowded. Had gelato in nearby gelaterria!

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