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Casa di Santa Caterina

Costa di San Antonio, Siena, Italy
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The house of the Patron Saint of Europe.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
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“small chapel” (6 reviews)
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Costa di San Antonio, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed the peaceful atmosphere of the Casa di Santa Caterina. It was very informative and honouring to Santa Caterina as well as to God. I would recommend visiting this place.

Thank Marlene V
Reviewed 31 October 2017

It is a bit of a walk to the Casa di Santa Caterina, from our Hotel, but there are plenty of cafes on the way and lots to see around, like the different signs of the contrabass etc. It is worth going in, a really...More

1  Thank Titus D
Reviewed 30 October 2017

St. Catherine of Siena is one of the patron saints of Italy and this space dedicated to her memory is well worth a visit. It is a quiet serene space in the midst of the bustling city of Siena.

Thank Royce Ann W
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It was Sunday and many people went to visit the church and the monastery. Whole place is particular, with wall-paintings illustrating the life of S. Caterina di Siena.

Thank mv4235
Reviewed 11 September 2017

A beautiful little collection of chapels in different styles- used to be the home of St Catherine of Siena in the 1300's. Just make sure to check the opening times as it is closed for a couple of hours in the afternoon for the nuns...More

2  Thank Hazy774
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Nice small-ish church with an impressive interior. It was not too crowded when I was there and worth seeing if you have some more time at hand in Siena.

Thank Benjamin4000
Reviewed 10 August 2017

St Catherine is the Patron Saint of Siena and the Sanctuary dedicated to her is located where her family used to live which is about a 300 metre walk from the Basilica Caterina San Domenico (where there are reliquary of her including her head and...More

Thank westy54
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This was a very interesting church to visit as St. Catherine is the patron saint of Siena. This church is built upon her original house. You can still see the kitchen fireplace and the crucifix that she prayed to. It was fascinating to me to...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Another place we came across when heading elsewhere from our hotel. There was a service taking place so we did not get to see right inside the chapel, but there was still enough to see to make the visit very worthwhile. Certainly worth a visit...More

Thank GrumpsDC
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I was hoping to see some rooms in which she lived or artifacts from her lifetime. Rather, there was a chapel with some frescos of her life, a bookstore selling magnets and such and a "museum" that had essentially chachkies. I learned little to nothing...More

Thank ProfessorOnzaga
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