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Palazzo Chigi Saracini

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Address: Via di Citta, 89, 53100, Siena, Italy
Phone Number: 057722091
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This place was the best piece and quiet place within Siena. Dating from the 14th century, the Palazzo Chigi-Saracini now houses the Accademia Musicale Chigiana of Siena. In the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Veenendaal, The Netherlands
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Veenendaal, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was the best piece and quiet place within Siena. Dating from the 14th century, the Palazzo Chigi-Saracini now houses the Accademia Musicale Chigiana of Siena. In the courtyard plays classical music, Einaudi, my favorite, when we were there. Didn't go inside, just enjoyed the moment. There is a small gift shop.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This was part of a museum package of tickets we bought and we weren't expecting much. That said, we found an audio guide online and it helped enormously. There is so much history to even some of the smallest pieces, and it was just fascinating to explore. It helped that it was not crowded - we went on a Sunday... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Palazzo Chigi-Saracini, currently the seat of the prestigious Accademia Musicale Chigiana founded in 1932. It is located in Via di Città, near Piazza del Duomo. The aristocratic residence for music lovers.

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Cisano sul Neva, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

House of the prestigious Chigi Accademy of Classical music, this is one of most famous Medieval palaces in Siena. In the courtyard there is a fantastic wellhead.

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Centreville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Dating from the 14th century, the Palazzo Chigi-Saracini now houses the Accademia Musicale Chigiana of Siena. The facade facing Via di Citta is curvilinear and upon entering the courtyard strains of classical music fill the air, on the afternoon of our visit it was Vivaldi. To the left is a small gift shop dedicated to all things musical. Tickets for... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Interesting to see this palazzo and hear the history. Some of it was closed for renovations when I visited.

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