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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 12 January 2018

This lovely palazzo is the seat of the one of the finest music conservatories in Europe, and you can hear superb students at practice while you admire the medieval architecture. It's on the main street up from the Campo, so it's easy just to drop...More

Thank ronald k
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Another gorgeous building on Via di Città between Piazza del Campo and the Cathedral. Even if you are just passing and haven't organised a tour, as we were, it's worth having a look at the exterior and the inner courtyard, both beautiful.

Thank FTMDave
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I've been to Siena many times and knew this was a music school, but I wasn't aware that one could actually visit the inside via guided tour. My husband and I paid a meager 7 euro each for a FABULOUS experience. Our guide, Anna, was...More

Thank tuscanpro
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Chigi palace, well located in the center of Rome. Internally it is wider than what it looks and is really distinctive. internally there are special pictures and halls. To visit!!

Thank Sandra A
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This impressive palace dates back to the mid-12 th century but has undergone a number of renovations over the years including a renaissance refurbishment of the interior in the 16th century. The building fronts onto the via di città, one of the main cobblestone streets...More

1  Thank westy54
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We booked ahead for a tour and were rewarded with the Librarian of the Accademia Musicale Chigiana as our guide (regretably we cannot recall her name). She took our small group through to the the dining room where the foundation meet to this day, through...More

1  Thank SthEastEngland
Reviewed 6 June 2017

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 25 May 2017

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 24 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
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