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In the early 14th century started the expansion of the cathedral, but due to several unforeseen events and the epidemy of plague in 1348, the work was suspended in 1357. What is left is today known as the New Cathedral and you can visit its...More
Siena is such a photogenic city, but it's not easy to get good general views (morning from sta Maria dei Servi; evening from San Domenico, Torre del Mangia if your heart is OK) This is one solution, and not as airily exposed as some guidebooks...More
Be prepared for the climb but what a view! You can see all of the walled city and miles outside. This was an experience of a lifetime. My calves killed me the next day because we did all 5 museums in the tour.
We had bought a three day ticket to incorporate the Duomo, Museum etc., and the one for the Museum included a climb up so many steps to the top of this wonderful sightseeing monument which we hadn't realised!! Just go, the views from there are...More
We had toured the OPA Museum and noticed that we could use the same ticket to get to the top of the arched, unfinished area of the cathedral. There was a short queue (15 mins) and then we climbed a short but narrow staircase. The...More
Had intended to climb the 'Torre del Mangia' however, the cost of the Torre was €20; poor value compared to combo ticket price of €13 for the alternative viewpoint 'The Facciatone' along with the Cathedral; Crypt & Museo Dell'Opera.
The access to the Facciatone is...More
We had to queue for about 40mins inside as it was very busy (May). But is was well worth the wait! The steps are narrow and spiral - not recommended for anyone with a fear of small spaces or heights. And the views were spectacular...More