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Siena, Italy
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Biblioteca Piccolomini / Siena / Italy

Biblioteca Piccolomini was founded in 15 century from a cardinal named Francesco Piccolomini, and... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

At soon you step in it look like you are overwhelmed by everything from the floor to the seeling plus not to mention the entrance it’s a stunning Michelangelo statue etc I am speech less It’s a must

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mrcapuanoc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Biblioteca Piccolomini was founded in 15 century from a cardinal named Francesco Piccolomini, and he want to keep the rich biblioteca of his uncle Pius II. The room is large and rectangular, and completly painted with frescos from Pinturicchio with life scenes of Pius II....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pity the reflection of the beautiful ceilings made the details a bit difficult to read. But very very impressive indeed

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank hulstgeocacher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Piccolomini Library at one side of Siena Cathedral is notable for its beautifully preserved Pinturicchio frescoes painted in 1509. The frescoes feature views from the life of Pope Pius II, a native of Siena. I find it astounding that these frescoes have survived in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank redeco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Piccolomini Library is inside the cathedral on the left hand side. The times that I have been here it is usually crowded. begun in 1495 for Cardinal Francesco Piccolomini who later became Pope Pius III. Inside is a priceless collection of illunimated 15th century...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

A jump deep inside history and beauty. An unforgettable experience. A dream! A physical and mental pleasure!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 569rodolfog
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Wonderfully very artistic.It is something to see.Siema Duomo is worth visiting the whole complex if you are interested in history

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Frances v
Reviewed 12 February 2019

While visiting the Duomo this is a small side room that is well worth visiting. The walls and ceiling at amazingly decorated. Its only a short visit but well worth making sure you go.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank marlarkey99
Reviewed 9 February 2019

The Biblioteca Piccolomini is quite beautiful and should definitely be visited when you are in the Duomo. It’s small and only takes a few minutes to view. However, the frescoes and manuscripts are absolutely beautiful. Don’t feel rushed by the signs that say “PLEASE DO...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank StephenKutzy
Reviewed 8 February 2019

A must in the Duomo, yet quite a small, narrow space so try and go early or late to avoid crowds so that you can take in the stunning illuminated ceiling frescoes - and try and go the reverse way, the arrows take you the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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23 April 2017|
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Response from jen1105 | Reviewed this property |
The Piccolomini Library is housed within the Duomo. On TripAdvisor, The Duomo is listed as the Siena Cathedral and is the #2 "Things to do in Siena". If you go to that TripAdvisor listing, you will see a yellow button... More
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
9 June 2016|
Response from BodhisattvaHand | Reviewed this property |
Pienso que no.