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Ranked #1 of 54 attractions in Siena
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Cultural
Owner description: The magnificent complex of the Cathedral of Siena, its Duomo, houses a series of some of the most important monuments of the... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #2 of 54 attractions in Siena
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Siena's main square is the site of the famous Palio horse races that take place in July and August.
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Ranked #3 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Libraries; Cultural
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Ranked #4 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
The cooking classes are held in a 900 year old stone mill, lunch is under the pergola in the garden.
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Ranked #6 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
Owner description: The tower, more than 290 feet high, was constructed in 1325 by Minuccio and Francesco di Rinaldo, and has the Chapel of the... more » Owner description: The tower, more than 290 feet high, was constructed in 1325 by Minuccio and Francesco di Rinaldo, and has the Chapel of the Piazza at its base. « less
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Ranked #7 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Castles; Government Buildings; Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Siena's City Hall, whose construction began in the 13th century, houses the city's Civic Museum, whose collection includes... more » Owner description: Siena's City Hall, whose construction began in the 13th century, houses the city's Civic Museum, whose collection includes the profound fresco entitled "Allegory of Good and Bad Government." « less
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Ranked #8 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Art Museums; Museums

Piazza del Duomo 8, Siena, Italy Tel: 0577-283-048 URL:  http://www.operad... Occupying part of Il Duomo's extension, this museum houses Pisano's original statues from the... more »

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Ranked #9 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Architectural Buildings; Cultural
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Ranked #10 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #11 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Art Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Museums
Owner description: This museum complex, which houses the National Archaeological Museum of Siena, began as a pilgrims' hostel and orphanage,... more » Owner description: This museum complex, which houses the National Archaeological Museum of Siena, began as a pilgrims' hostel and orphanage, then served as a hospital from the 10th century to modern day. « less
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Ranked #12 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
Owner description: From 1925 to 1939, an Englishman, Cecil Pinsent, restructured buildings and created harmonious gardens on this estate. The... more » Owner description: From 1925 to 1939, an Englishman, Cecil Pinsent, restructured buildings and created harmonious gardens on this estate. The gardens are open to the public and are also the setting for numerous cultural events throughout the year. « less
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Ranked #13 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
The house of the Patron Saint of Europe.
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Ranked #14 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #15 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #16 of 54 attractions in Siena
  • Worth a visit! 10/09/2012
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Landmarks
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Ranked #17 of 54 attractions in Siena
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Ranked #18 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural

  San Domenico (St. Dominic) was founded by the Dominicans in 1125. The basilica contains the head and finger of St Catherine of Siena in a reliquary. The current church of San... more »

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Ranked #19 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
Owner description: The Renaissance interior of this Basilica is beautiful, but some of its chilling displays of dead religious notables may give... more » Owner description: The Renaissance interior of this Basilica is beautiful, but some of its chilling displays of dead religious notables may give you nightmares, including a shrouded skeleton with a wax head and a mummified body. « less
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Ranked #20 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
Owner description: The restaurant Orto de 'Pecci in Siena is located in a beautiful green valley at 200m. Piazza del Campo and is managed by the... more » Owner description: The restaurant Orto de 'Pecci in Siena is located in a beautiful green valley at 200m. Piazza del Campo and is managed by the Cooperative Proposal. « less
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Ranked #21 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #22 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #23 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #25 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Museums
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Ranked #26 of 54 attractions in Siena
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Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 54 attractions in Siena
Category: Flea/ Street Markets; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
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Ranked #29 of 54 attractions in Siena
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Ranked #30 of 54 attractions in Siena
  • Really beautiful 06/21/2014
Category: Fountains; Landmarks
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