Religious Sights in Siena

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  • Duomo di Siena
  • Le Scotte
  • San Dalmazio
  • Siena University
  • Siena University
  • Experience what Siena holds dear. Visit the Duomo first, located off the Piazza del Campo, it is actually divided into three different areas each with its own world renown art. St. Catherine is the patron saint of Siena, she grew up here and you can visit her childhood home. There are many sites dedicated to her, but the most intriguing is the Basilica di San Domenico where you can view St. Catherine's preserved head. Siena's religious sights will connect you with the sacred side of local culture.

    St. Catherines Home (Casa di Santa Caterina)

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    Costa di Sant'Antonio

    St. Catherine's childhood home converted to a peaceful, reflective sanctuary... read more

    Baptistery (Battistero di San Giovanni)

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    Piazza del Duomo

    15th Century art treasures; located in the back of the Duomo... read more

    Chiesa di San Francesco

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    Via dei Rossi

    Classic Gothic church used as an army barrack during WWII... read more

    Il Duomo (Cattedrale di Santa Maria)

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    Piazza del Duomo

    Famous frescoes and Gothic architecture... read more

    Church of Sant'Agostino

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    Prato di Sant'Agostino

    Bright and airy church... read more

    Saint Antimo's Abbey (Abbazia di Sant'Antimo)

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    Via Borgo di Mezzo 64

    Gregorian chants sung daily at this peaceful abbey... read more

    Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico

    Piazza San Domenico

    See the preserved head of Saint Catherine!...
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    Logge del Papa

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    Via Logge del Papa

    Built for Pope Pius II, not open to the public...
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    Oratorio di San Bernardino e Museo Diocesano

    Piazza San Francesco 18

    Diverse Collection of Sacred Art... read more

    San Donato

    Piazza dell'Abbadia

    One of the oldest churches now turned into a bank...
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    San Pietro alle Scale

    via di San Pietro

    One of the Oldest Churches... read more

    San Martino Church

    Via del Porrione

    One of the oldest churches in town... read more

    San Niccolò al Carmine

    Piano dei Mantellini

    Church converted to the University's Chemistry department... read more

    Basilica Santa Maria dei Servi

    Piazza Manzoni

    15th-Century basilica with noteworthy frescoes and paintings... read more

    Fontegiusta (Santa Maria in Portico)

    Via di Fontegiusta

    Unusual fresco of Sibyl sets this church apart...
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    San Pietro alla Magione

    via di Camollia

    The Church of the Templars... read more

    Oratorio di Santa Maria delle Nevi

    Via dei Montanini

    Traces of the Past... read more

    Santo Stefano alla Lizza

    Via dei Gazzani

    Invasive restorations changed the facade of this church... read more

    San Giorgio Church

    Via di Pantaneto

    Built from donations by Sienese soldiers after a 12th Century battle... read more

    San Cristoforo Church

    Piazza Tolomei

    Small but historic church... read more
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