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This is the unfinished wall of what was supposed to be a huge cathedral. The Black Death put an end... read more

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amazing views from the the wall, it worth to wait in line.....we spent 2 h after we showed the... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
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Duomo di Siena, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the unfinished wall of what was supposed to be a huge cathedral. The Black Death put an end to this addition in the mid-14th century. Let your imagination run wild and have a vision of how big it would/could have been!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 28 October 2018

amazing views from the the wall, it worth to wait in line.....we spent 2 h after we showed the ticket, waiting to go up check the open hours, but also take care about the open periods - as i know, that wall is not opened...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PopisteanuG
Reviewed 22 October 2018

After touring the Cathedral below, my wife and I used the other portion of our ticket to climb the unfinished façade of the cathedral, called the Facciatone. This structure was started as one of the first steps in the expansion of the Siena Cathedral early...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank OracleCPO
Reviewed 2 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Borzov
Reviewed 20 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 3derek
Reviewed 17 September 2018

great and ancient place. It should be the biggest church in the world but "black death" ended this idea. Now it is very interesting place with interesting walk to the highest point. I recomandet.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Roman_Litvinov_CR
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Excellent view of the Duomo piazza! However, be prepared for a wait of 15-30 minutes in a rather warm but pleasant room, and a climb on a circular staircase afterward.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gary H
Reviewed 20 August 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mary C K
Reviewed 31 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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