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Cripta del Duomo di Siena

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Address: Piazza del Duomo, 53100, Siena, Italy
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USD 284.83*
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Half-day Private Walking Tour of Siena
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After many visits to amazing buildings full of masterpieces, it was almost exhaustive to end the day here. The presentation is more lmodern and low-key and you give more time to... read more

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Stockholm
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After many visits to amazing buildings full of masterpieces, it was almost exhaustive to end the day here. The presentation is more lmodern and low-key and you give more time to study the gold mine of antique art.

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The paintings in the crypt are damaged but are still very interesting to view. If you buy a opa pass then this is included and well worth a visit.

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Thank David R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'ts a really special feeling to walk around such an old crypt with all the almost ancient and beautiful painting on the wall - highly recommended, even without the guided tour!

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Blanco, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Open daily 10:30 - 19:00 Entrance near the top of the stairs between the Baptistery and Duomo Museum. The site of a 12th Century Romanesque church, it was filled with dirt to provide a foundation for the church that sits above it. Recently excavated (with modern metal supports added in the 1990's) - they rediscovered rooms of frescoes that are... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting exhibition of relics and artifacts. You will see the glass encased remains of a Pope. The rooftop view is not to be missed.

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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

Buy the combined tickets they are worth it and you can split your touring into 3 days. It is amazing to see these hidden treasures. Very well preserved and good lighting. We visited in April and it was not crowded.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

If you get the combined attractions Siena ticket and the cript is on it is worth a visit. There are very old frescos that have recently been discovered. I found it slightly ironic that they were showing a video of the tragic recent earthquake in a nearby town and how some the art work was recovered while you are standing... More 

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Hong kong
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

The frescos are incredible that they were hidden for so many years, and it's awesome to behold. The story of Christ is an incredible one, esp. when depicted by such devout artists from the medievil times. Quite awesome really. However it's a really small space, so unless it's part of the "OPA" ticket package, it's a little expensive to buy... More 

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Navarre, Florida
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

These frescoes are shown in there original state. They are beautiful but aged. It is good that they have signs to explain what are or you might miss what you are looking at. Take a few minutes after visiting the Duomo to visit these frescoes.

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Thank 1991KEB
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

The Duomo was okay and the streets are interesting to walk around for a while but I woudln't make it you sole intention to go out of the way to ensure a visit. we paid about 40€ to come from florence and it wasn't worth it

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