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Biblioteca Piccolomini

Piazza del Duomo, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 283048
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“small room” (20 reviews)
“pope pius ii” (24 reviews)
Piazza del Duomo, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 283048
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A total must see when visiting Siena's cathedral. The afreschi are insane and the old books are exposed, such beautiful and detailed work.

Thank JuSecchi
Reviewed 4 days ago

This one room biblioteca is attached to the duomo, you need a ticket to enter. The frescos and paintings are wonderful and the books are unique and very interesting. Don't miss it if you are into this kind of thing.

Thank Malone2
Reviewed 4 days ago

We've been fortunate enough to visit before. On this holiday we had previously visited Pienza, the city built by and named for Pope Pius II, who is the main subject of the paintings, so we were all the more keen to revisit. The small room...More

Thank lakegirl48
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Italy it would be plain silly to not see this. Once inside the duomo it is a room to the left. We were all in and out within a minute. Would have liked to "absorb it all" but the crowd moves you along. Look...More

Thank coconutugly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Part of the main cathedral but very much worth a look (price included in your cathedral ticket) Amazing frescos.

Thank Hazy774
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simply stunning. I would have loved to have stayed much longer to take in all the paintings and displays. Truly worth seeing.

Thank lel905
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is part of the tour for the Siena Cathedral. It's a little room connected within the cathedral. It's beautiful. The walls and ceilings have beautiful art and the giant books in there are beautiful and really well kept.

Thank Stormie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is part of the cathedral and the biblioteca is really amazing. The paintings/fresco are astonishing. Colorful and beautiful! A must!

Thank Jbps
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wealth of the Piccolomini family is on full display in this room, which is a must-see in Siena. Splendid artwork and manuscripts.

Thank Fred H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in this part of the cathedral for almost half an hour just looking at the ceiling! The detail is incredible and stunning!

Thank cheekyclaudz
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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
10 June 2016|
Response from BodhisattvaHand | Reviewed this property |
Pienso que no.