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Biblioteca Piccolomini

Piazza del Duomo, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 283048
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“small room” (25 reviews)
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“siena cathedral” (38 reviews)
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Piazza del Duomo, 53100, Siena, Italy
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+39 0577 283048
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"small room"
in 25 reviews
"pope pius ii"
in 27 reviews
"siena cathedral"
in 38 reviews
"illuminated manuscripts"
in 21 reviews
"choir books"
in 20 reviews
"walls and ceiling"
in 16 reviews
"beautiful library"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful room"
in 7 reviews
"three graces"
in 9 reviews
"amazing frescoes"
in 8 reviews
"main cathedral"
in 9 reviews
"on display"
in 15 reviews
"works of art"
in 7 reviews
"opa si pass"
in 6 reviews
"vivid"
in 34 reviews
"miniature"
in 6 reviews
"silvio"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a surprise this was! My daughter wanted to stop in so I went with her while my husband and other daughter moved on to the crypt. We didn't spend long in here, but it was so interesting.

Thank Carol J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bolt on to the main cathedral, be sure to take a quick look Full of history and the walls are something to behold!! Another testament to the arts of old

Thank Matt C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small library off the left side of the Duomo of Siena is like a jewelbox. The walls and ceiling are covrred with fine paintings, gilding and painted ornaments. At eye level, a series of cases are mounted on the walls to display marge illuminated...More

Thank Marion T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A room lined with illuminated manuscripts under glass, with a beautiful frescoed ceiling and walls. We didn't know it was there until we entered the room.

Thank foz405
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not much to the space as far as size BUT the collection of vellum hymnals with illuminated manuscripts is awesome. If you’re into things like that, like I am, you gotta see it!!!!

Thank telisalp
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

FYI the Biblioteca Piccolomini is located in siena catherdral. So if you want to visit you must buy a ticket. Also worth noting is that when the catherdral is busy its easy to miss. We missed the sign due to the queue standing infront of...More

Thank finallyretired391
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Piccolomini Library inside the Siena Cathedral is really something to see. Gorgeous frescoes and ceiling. Also old choir books surround the room. Siena is a smaller city so you won't have to wait so long to get inside and won't need a skip the...More

Thank outdoorfun2016
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one small room in this gorgeous Cathedral, and you could easily walk by if you did not realize it was there. Apparently this room was closed off for hundreds of years, so the frescoes were not exposed to candles, people, etc. So when...More

Thank SuzyQu15
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Although you don't get long to view this stunning room the sights will stay with you for a lifetime. Breath-taking.

Thank Louise R
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

you can see everything from the door way, it is just 20 or so large print books behind glass. The walls and ceiling are well painted

Thank applegate69
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jimsack
23 April 2017|
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Response from jen1105 | Reviewed this property |
The Piccolomini Library is housed within the Duomo. On TripAdvisor, The Duomo is listed as the Siena Cathedral and is the #2 "Things to do in Siena". If you go to that TripAdvisor listing, you will see a yellow button... More
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ysiNovi_Mi
28 June 2016|
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Response from lllaroo | Reviewed this property |
I believe the library is open year round at the same times as the Duomo itself.
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Daria C
9 June 2016|
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Response from BodhisattvaHand | Reviewed this property |
Pienso que no.
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