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Palazzo Chigi Saracini

Via di Citta' 89, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 22091
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Via di Citta' 89, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 22091
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The curved facade of the medieval Palazzo Chigi Saracini is impossible to miss. The walls and ceiling of a small peristyle in the the courtyard are richly decorated. The Chigiana Music Academy occupies the building today.

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

However, came late for the guided tour in English. Perhaps a sign of cultural fatigue this packed day in Siena. But a pleasure shakes over one at the small, quiet inner courtyard where classical music flows out of the building. A highly regarded music school...More

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Home of Accademia Chigiana. Tours of the palace are first rate. Wonderful palace to visit. Filled with art an musical treasures. If you are there in the late summer, don't miss one of the Chigiana's concerts...some of the world's best young musicians are here for...More

Thank milesfish
Reviewed 10 July 2016

This place was the best piece and quiet place within Siena. Dating from the 14th century, the Palazzo Chigi-Saracini now houses the Accademia Musicale Chigiana of Siena. In the courtyard plays classical music, Einaudi, my favorite, when we were there. Didn't go inside, just enjoyed...More

Thank Jacquelinevdhaar
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This was part of a museum package of tickets we bought and we weren't expecting much. That said, we found an audio guide online and it helped enormously. There is so much history to even some of the smallest pieces, and it was just fascinating...More

Thank ERBeline
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Palazzo Chigi-Saracini, currently the seat of the prestigious Accademia Musicale Chigiana founded in 1932. It is located in Via di Città, near Piazza del Duomo. The aristocratic residence for music lovers.

Thank Sv_WT
Reviewed 7 July 2015

House of the prestigious Chigi Accademy of Classical music, this is one of most famous Medieval palaces in Siena. In the courtyard there is a fantastic wellhead.

1  Thank Laura C
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Dating from the 14th century, the Palazzo Chigi-Saracini now houses the Accademia Musicale Chigiana of Siena. The facade facing Via di Citta is curvilinear and upon entering the courtyard strains of classical music fill the air, on the afternoon of our visit it was Vivaldi....More

1  Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Interesting to see this palazzo and hear the history. Some of it was closed for renovations when I visited.

Thank Joanne F
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