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Casa di Santa Caterina

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“st catherine”(10 reviews)
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“small chapel”(7 reviews)
The house of the Patron Saint of Europe.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This cloister and chapels compound gets all the spirituality you need when you are looking for a peaceful retreat in a very touristic city like Siena.

Thank lollinanyc1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cloister and courtyard with two chapels, one on each side of the courtyard. Very spiritual place in Siena. Beautiful chapel with original tile floor from 1400's. Well worth finding.

Thank wb721
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The sanctuary of the Italy’s patron saint, Saint Catherine, is a cloistered little church and memorial built around her birthplace. She was born in 1347 as Caterina Benincasa and beside being the medieval mystic, she was famous for her writing and diplomatic skills. The building...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

This little nunnery once housed St. Catharina of Siena and contains one building with some beautiful artwork and a smallish chapel. The nunnery is located just of the street in or out of Siena when you come (or go out) round the stadium.

Thank MauriceVE
Reviewed June 27, 2018

It was always very quiet when we visited. There is a large courtyard ( toilets located here) and we visited a small chapel in the grounds which seemed to be the only area open when we visited. There is at the entrance to the church...More

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed June 11, 2018

A lot of history beautifully restored. An easy attraction to visit and very worthwhile. No lines to speak of.

Thank gkltravelers
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Our hotel was just behind this small church which I believe had once been the home of St. Catherine of Siena. It has two small chapels and a courtyard and is free to visit. There is also a shop.

Thank JeanChippenham
Reviewed April 24, 2018

St. Catherine's house is a better location to understand and experience St. Catherine than the Basilica of San Domenico, also known as Basilica Cateriniana. The Basilica may have the relic of her head, but the house has her story. The house has three main chapels,...More

Thank revlisad
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Unusual complex of frescoe decorated chapels devoted to the saint Catherine. A pleasant and quiet back street place.

Thank John G
Reviewed March 29, 2018

Lovely place to visit while in Siena, can't take pictures inside prayers chambers but interesting to visit while in Siena.

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