Opening of Duomo Pavement in Siena – 2017
Siena is one of the most visited cities in Tuscany due to its gastronomic, cultural and artistic heritage.
The Duomo Cathedral is considered one of the main attraction of the town as well as one of the most important gothic church in Italy. Starting from the outside it’s possible to admire its immense architecture, its dome and its bell tower. Inside this wonderful building, it’s possible to appreciate a huge number of pieces of art from local artists, but also from famous ones such as Donatello, Nicola Pisano and Pinturicchio.
The exterior side as well as the interior one, are decorated with marble blocks on which it’s possible to notice some black and green lines: colors that actually represent the city of Siena. Due to Donatello is the wonderful Baptistery that represents an outstanding example of the Renaissance Italian sculpture. Just on the right side of the Baptistery, you can find the amazing Libreria Piccolomini. This is a small room hosting manuscripts collected by different Popes during the XIII century and decorated with beautiful frescos painted by Pinturicchio. Last, but not least, we recommend you to discover the amazing Cathedral Paving, which is open to the public only a few months a year.
The Duomo Pavement is going to be open from the 18th August until the 26th October 2017.
Visiting the website http://operaduomo.siena.it/it/opera/ it’s possible to check the availability and the price of the tickets, offers for groups, opening hours and as well as buying tickets online.
Borgo Grondaie really recommends you don’t miss the opportunity to admire the Cathedral Pavement from the Gate of Heaven. This part of the Duomo, which represents the very top of the church, has been closed for several centuries and now is finally open to the public. When visitors join the Gate of Heaven, they have the possibility to walk above the Cathedral’s naves, visit the roof, admire the interior beauties of the Duomo from above and, at the same time, enjoy the panoramic view of the city of Siena.
Hotel Borgo Grondaie is the ideal location to stay if you want to enjoy the beauty of Siena Cathedral, in fact it is located only 2 km away from the city center. Visit our website to see our best offers ever!
Edited by Hotel Borgo Grondaie