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Siena Cathedral (Il Duomo)

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Siena's magnificent Tuscan Gothic cathedral is not to be missed. And if you're in Siena you can't miss it because it dominates the place. Rising high with its magnificent white and greenish black stripes, it has a bit of red thrown in on the front facade and lots of detailing - including scrolls, biblical scenes and gargoyles. In the centre is the huge rose window designed by Duccio di Buoninsegna in 1288. Statues of prophets and philosophers by Giovanni Pisano which used to adorn the facade are now housed indoors at the nearby Museo Dell'Opera.

Inside the place is equally impressive with art by Donatello, Bernini and early Michelangelo. Some of the best pieces such as Duccio di Buoninsegni's Maesta have been moved next door to the Museo Dell'Opera. Unlike other cathedrals where you are craning your neck to see magnificent ceilings and frescoes, here you need to look down at the mosaic floor. The whole floor is tiled and is one of the most impressive in Italy.

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Toscane in één dag - Sightseeingtour

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Toscane is beroemd door een schat aan kunst, geschiedenis, opvallende landschappen en de uitstekende producten en biedt werkelijk het beste van alle ...  Meer info

  • Locatie: Florence, Italië
  • Duur: 12 uur
  • Taal: Engels
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Sla de wachtrij over: Wandeltocht naar de kathedraal van Siena en door de stad

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Laat u meevoeren door de Italiaanse geschiedenis tijdens deze 2 uur durende sightseeingtour. Verken de oude binnenstad van Siena die op de Werelderfgoedlijst ...  Meer info

  • Locatie: Siena, Italië
  • Duur: 2 uur
  • Taal: Engels
Van USD 35,79