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Duomo di Siena


The Siena Cathedral is dedicated to the Virgin “Assunta” and it is located in the centre of the homonym square, in Tuscany. It was built between the end of the XII century A.D. and the beginning of the XIII century. It is a mixture of medieval style and the gothic style and some traces of romanian style. The facade of the Cathedral is full of details and mosaics and it is divided in two parts: a lower one, made by Giovanni Pisano; an upper part, made by Giovanni di Cecco. Next to the church there is a romanian bell tower with black and white bands, which was built during the end of the XIII century.

What most amazes and pleases the visitors is the fantastic floor made with the tecnique of the graffiti and marble. Also the statues made by important sculptors such as Nicola Pisano, Michelangelo, Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Donatello are very important. Moreover, inside the Cathedral there are some glass windows which are really elegant and colorful.


Il Duomo di Siena è dedicato alla Vergine Assunta e si trova al centro dell’omonima piazza, in Toscana. È stato costruito verso la fine del XII e l’inizio del XIII secolo. È  un insieme di stile medievale e gotico e presenta alcune tracce di stile romanico. La facciata del Duomo è ricca di dettagli e mosaici ed è divisa in due parti: una inferiore, realizzata da Giovanni Pisano; la parte superiore, realizzata da Giovanni di Cecco. Accanto alla chiesa c’è un campanile romanico a fasce bianche e nere, che è stato costruito verso la fine del XIII sec.

Ciò che più colpisce e piace ai visitatori è il pavimento realizzato con la tecnica a commesso marmoreo e graffito. Molto importanti sono anche le statue realizzate da importanti scultori come Nicola Pisano, Michelangelo, Gian Lorenzo Bernini e Donatello. Inoltre, all’interno del Duomo ci sono delle vetrate veramente eleganti e di colori vivaci.

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