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Biblioteca Piccolomini

Piazza del Duomo, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 283048
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Piazza del Duomo, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 283048
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were stunned by the beauty of these old books all done by hand. The Biblioteca is not big by any means but worth to walk around, this is not something you see everywhere.

Thank ibenny87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very small thus the name Piccolomini. Some very impressive artwork. Entrance is right off the cathedral so you can't miss it. Make sure you include this in your admission pass.

Thank texassicilian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Truly breathtaking and a photo opportunity extraordinaire! Part of the fantastic Duomo. Make sure ticket includes entry into this treasure!

Thank MGStickler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My review of the Cathedral is also valid for this. The same procedure applies. The artwork is incredible. Not to be missed.

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The artistic skill and beauty is evident in bucketfuls. I was truly astonished at the feast of colour and images that met my eyes. Absolutely beautiful.

1  Thank pdcaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can I say that hasn't been said before. Don't miss this unique experience. We bought the OPA si Pass which is well worth the price. The paintings and books are extraordinary works of art. Try to get there early because it is a narrow...More

1  Thank Rosanne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you pay close attention to the exquisite details in the painting in the ceiling, first you will be overwhelmed by the beauty and the effort to do this, but then you will find so many interesting pagan scenes and politically-incorrect representations. It's a fascinating...More

Thank skip15000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really beautiful place to visit that is inside the cathedral. Breathtaking artwork and books.

Thank sarahQ7370OX
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Absolutely breathtaking and awe inspiring. Hard to believe these murals are nearly 500 years old. Perfectly preserved, colorful, amazing. Worth a detour!

Thank Janice G
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The impact on me was huge ! Just the room itself its already amazing ! All the paintings on the wall and on the ceiling, just owwwww !!!! And the books itself... gorgeous! Worthy!

Thank Viviane F
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what is the admission price, and are the lines long? Thank you.
23 April 2017|
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Response from Ottawagrrl | Reviewed this property |
I expect that the length of the line depends on the time of year .. in late May it was not too busy. It was not too expensive but I do not recall the exact cost.
Is it open all year round or only during certain periods like the floors?
29 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.
Daria C
È possibile vedere la biblioteca senza andare nella cattedrale e pagare il biglietto solo per la biblioteca?
9 June 2016|
Response from BodhisattvaHand | Reviewed this property |
Pienso que no.